Disney World closes for first time in 11 years as Hurricane Matthew heads for Florida
HURRICANE Matthew has forced Disney World in Florida to close for the first time in 11 years.
The storm has already claimed the lives of 140 people as officials upgrade it to Category 4 level.
A total of 136 people are now dead in Haiti with the storm now hitting 140mph as it approaches the US.
President Obama has now declared a state of emergency across Florida.
In a statement, Disney World said: "Theme parks, water parks, Disney Springs, Disney's miniature golf course and ESPN Wild World Sports Complex will be closed by 5pm today and will remain closed through Friday, October... read more
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