Watch: Houses left underwater, some torn to pieces as Hurricane Michael hits Florida

The scale of destruction from Hurricane Michael is starting to be seen, with entire houses washed away in the Category-4 storm.

Images from Mexico Beach show flooding of at least six to eight feet of water, with buildings unable to withstand the sheer force of the hurricane

More than 375,000 people in total up and down the Gulf Coast have been warned to evacuate.

Follow 1 NEWS NOW's live updates as Hurricane Michael hits Florida