Heavy rain is predicted for the panhandle – part of US state bordering Alabama and Georgia – as well as southern Georgia and South Carolina, and is expected to last through Thursday morning.
Haitian President Jovenel Moise’s assassination plot grows complicated as the intial probe reveals the hit squad had some training from US military and was hired via a shadowy Miami company.
Searchers extract 18 more bodies from rubble, raising the overall death toll to 54 with 86 people still unaccounted for, officials say.
More than 100 people still remain missing 12 days after roughly half of the 12-storey Champlain Towers South building came tumbling down early in the morning on June 24.
Miami-based National Hurricane Center warned of life-threatening storm surges, flooding and isolated tornadoes as Tropical Storm Elsa began lashing the islands off the southern tip of the US state of Florida.
Suspended search-and-rescue efforts resume following the managed demolition of the remaining part of Champlain Towers South complex in Surfside, where many still remain missing.
The storm heads north toward the Florida Keys, gaining slightly in intensity after leaving a trail of destruction through the Caribbean that claimed at least three lives.
Tropical Storm Elsa brought heavy rain to Jamaica, while the weather along the southern parts of neighbouring Cuba's east coast also deteriorated.
Fire Rescue Assistant Fire Chief Raide Jadallah tells family members during a morning briefing that the building would be brought down “as soon as possible. First thing tomorrow” as official death toll continues to climb.
Four more victims were found in the rubble of a collapsed apartment building in Florida, including the body of a seven-year-old girl, bringing the death toll from last week's tragedy to 22, with 128 people still unaccounted for.
US President Joe Biden and the first lady offered comfort to the families of those killed and missing in the June 24 disaster.
A total of six bodies, including two children, have been found in the rubble of a collapsed condo building in the Miami-area town of Surfside.
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