Transformer explodes in Miami as Tropical Storm Nicole hits Florida

Tropical Storm Nicole brought high-speed winds and pounding rain to Florida as it made its way to the coast on Wednesday, 9 November.

These clips reportedly show the explosion of a local transformer at Flamingo Point.

The first video shows the incident from a distance, with the second shot showing a close-up view.

National Hurricane Center officials are expecting Nicole to strengthen to hurricane strength on Wednesday night.

Three to five inches of rain is expected as the soon-to-be 75mph hurricane makes its way across Florida and into Georgia.

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