>> The hunt for the hundreds of people reported missing in the aftermath of Hurricane Michael turning into a search for the dead on Sunday. US officials say hope of finding more people alive on the Florida panhandle is fading.>> Search and rescue, we have 1,700 people that have done their first pass and they're 100% through their first pass.
They're going back a second and third time. Some buildings they have to make them more stable before they can go through so they're doing that.>> The hardest hit areas, including Mexico Beach and Panama City, are difficult to navigate through the wreckage. Reuters photographer Terray Sylvester is in Panama City.
>> As I drive in from the west each morning I see the storm damage gradually worsen. First, there are torn signs and a few fallen trees. And then block after block where it seems that every single building has been damaged by the hurricane.>> Michael slammed into the Florida panhandle, killing more than a dozen people across the state, Georgia, North Carolina, and Virginia.
Apart from helicopter sweeps, officials in Florida are using cadaver dogs, drones, and heavy duty vehicles in their hunt for people in the rubble.>> In the Cove neighborhood of Panama City itself, a resident told me that crews of neighbors in pickup trucks with chainsaws have been going block by block.
And helping to clear the streets themselves, but also helping to clear their neighbors' driveways and to help them get cars out if they needed to.>> We're with you 100%.>> President Trump is pledging his full support to the victims and will be visiting Florida and Georgia this week to assess the damage.