Ian weakens within the face of tropical storm By Reuters

© Reuters. A flooded road is seen in downtown as Hurricane Ian makes landfall in southwest Florida, in Fort Myers, Florida, U.S. September 28, 2022. REUTERS/Marco Bello

(Reuters) – Ian has weakened to a tropical storm however is anticipated to nonetheless produce excessive winds, heavy rain and storm surge in components of Florida, Georgia and the Carolinas, the US Nationwide stated on Thursday. Hurricane Middle.

The storm, accompanied by most sustained winds of 65 mph (100 km/h), was now about 35 miles (55 km) southwest of Cape Canaveral, the Miami-based forecaster stated.