It will likely been a while before Isle of Hope resident Tami Smith is able to sleep in her own bed. A tree slammed through the roof of her second story bedroom during Hurricane Matthew leaving behind a large hole in the roof, pieces of insulation and a large amount of debris.
Aussie surf lifesavers could soon have a new tool in their arsenal to rescue struggling swimmers – high-tech drones.
A new drone has been trialled in Spain which can save drowning bathers in less than a minute.
The remote controlled device can soar out past the breaking waves in seconds and has a detachable flotation device which is dropped next to the swimmer with the press of a button.
Not quite Pamela Anderson in a red swimsuit, but a new generation of life saver.
On Cunit beach in Tarragonna in Catalonia, Spain, the local Civil Protection is working with new technology in the hope of saving lives.
The technology is a specially adapted drone.
Drones are turning more people into heroes everyday.
Most people associate commercial drone flight with cool aerial photography or video shooting. But people all around the world are stepping up to use their drones for good. Specifically, to aid in search-and-rescue missions.