Track Hurricane Michael via CNN's Live Storm Tracker


Updated 7:44am Thurs NZT --- Deadly Hurricane Michael has rapidly intensified overnight and has made landfall in the past hour near Mexico Beach Florida.

The storm was expected to make landfall as a Category 3... instead it was just shy of Cat 5 strength with 250km/h winds.

CNN has a live storm tracker for Hurricane Michael which you can view here.

- Story by WeatherWatch.co.nz