Source Pravda.Ru

Hurricane Wilma speeds toward Florida

Rain pounded Key West as Hurricane Wilma accelerated toward storm-weary Florida, threatening residents with 115-mph (185-kph) winds, tornadoes and a surge of seawater that could flood the Keys and the state's southwest coast.

After moving slowly through the Caribbean and along the Mexico coast, Wilma picked up speed and strength Sunday, shooting toward the U.S. mainland as a Category 3 storm.

It was expected to make landfall before dawn in the state's southwest corner, AP reports.

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An explosion of household gas occurred in a nine-storeyed apartment building in the city of Shakhty, the Rostov region of Russia. The blast destroyed two storeys of the building

Another apartment building explodes in Russia. Several people killed

An explosion of household gas occurred in a nine-storeyed apartment building in the city of Shakhty, the Rostov region of Russia. The blast destroyed two storeys of the building

Another apartment building explodes in Russia. Several people killed