Beachfront Homes Toppled By Tropical Storm Nicole

Florida homeowners face challenges after latest storm
DAYTONA BEACH, FLORIDA - NOVEMBER 10: In this aerial view, homes are partially toppled onto the beach after Hurricane Nicole came ashore on November 10, 2022 in Daytona Beach, Florida. Nicole came ashore as a Category 1 hurricane before weakening to a tropical storm as it moved across the state. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

At a glance

  • As Tropical Storm Nicole made landfall over Florida, numerous beachfront homes were toppled into the Atlantic Ocean.
  • The coast in Volusia County appeared to be the hardest hit by the latest storm, with Volusia County Sheriff Mike Chitwood writing in a social media message, “Multiple coastal homes in Wilbur-by-the-Sea have collapsed and several other properties are at imminent risk.”
  • Condominium owners at Daytona Beach Shores spent $240,000 to build a temporary seawall that was destroyed by Hurricane Ian, only to have it swept away by Nicole.

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