In pictures: Hurricane Michael pounds Florida Panhandle

A man rides a bicycle past storm damage after Hurricane Michael in Panama City, Florida on October 10, 2018. Brendan Smialowski, AFP

Hurricane Michael has left a wide trail of destruction in Florida’s Panhandle. The fiercest storm to strike the state in more than 80 years and one of the most powerful ever to hit the US mainland made landfall Wednesday afternoon as a Category 4 hurricane near Panama City.