DeSantis says Ian was ‘basically a 500-year flood event’
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) said the amount of water rising in parts of Florida from Hurricane Ian is “basically a 500-year flood event.” DeSantis said at a press conference on Thursday that there was potential for major flooding in Orange and Seminole counties, up to Jacksonville and the northeastern part of the state. He…
Hurricane Ian: DeSantis Says This a 500 Year Flood Event
Hurricane Ian swept across the state of Florida bringing with it a massive and deadly surge of water and catastrophic winds. Governor Ron DeSantis calls this a 500 year flooding event. He spoke to reporters this morning. (Source: Bloomberg)
DeSantis Says Ian Is 'Basically a 500-Year Flood Event'
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis said the damage from Ian will take years to rebuild. Southwest Floridians woke up on Thursday to streets that became streams and homes swamped with water. “It's basically a 500-year flood event,” Mr. DeSantis, a Republican, said at a news briefing Thursday morning. He sa