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Hurricane victim floats in inflatable pool in Ian ravaged home

Her pool changed into a life raft.

Harrowing footage has emerged of a lady floating helplessly in an inflatable pool after her home was flooded by Hurricane Ian, which strengthened to a Category 1 storm Thursday night.

Video of her impromptu flotation device has amassed over 40 million views and 5 million likes on TikTok as viewers feared for her security.

The nail-biting clip, captioned “Send Help,” reveals person Beth curled up in the blue blow-up pool because it bobs about along with her furnishings in the lounge, which is inundated with water as much as the window stage like a scene out of “Titanic.” All the whereas, highly effective winds may be seen lashing the bushes exterior.

At one level, the home-owner, whose location is unclear, may be heard asking the viewers “if you’ve ever floated in a floaty pool in your own living room with your refrigerator….at your door.”

Needless to say, Beth’s terrifying predicament prompted a deluge of fearful responses from TikTok commentariat.

“Omg!!!! please stay safe,” gasped one involved viewer, whereas one other wrote, “Please let us know that you’re okay.”

“Stay safe. This could compromise the structure of your house, please be careful!!!” one other well-wisher warned.

Beth is seen floating in a pool as her possessions swirl round her in her inundated home.

At one point, the homeowner can be heard asking the audience
At one level, the home-owner may be heard asking the viewers “if you’ve ever floated in a floaty pool in your own living room with your refrigerator….at your door.”

Beth's location is currently unknown.
Beth’s location is at the moment unknown.

Beth’s standing is but unclear. However, the storm victim posted a follow-up video yesterday, taken from a very darkish home, in which she implores the general public to avoid wasting her. “If you could see me now, I’m alive, still floating in water, someone needs to come help me,” Beth pleads in the clip.

The heartrending video comes as Hurricane Ian barrels towards South Carolina, the place it’s slated to make landfall Friday, earlier than hitting North Carolina on Saturday.

The former Category 4 storm pounded the Southeast shoreline this previous week, bringing 150 mph winds and 12-foot waves that flooded houses and left tens of millions of individuals stranded and with out energy throughout Florida.

Meanwhile, financial losses are projected to exceed $100 billion {dollars} in harm.

In a grisly scene yesterday, flooding brought on by Hurricane Ian unearthed human stays in a cemetery close to Orlando.

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