Hurricane Matthew selfies: Floridians rush to grab pictures as super-storm closes in

People take selfies as Hurricane Matthew rages on

Hurricane Matthew continues (Getty)

Friday, October 7, 2016

The panic and devastation wreaked by Hurricane Matthew hasn't stopped a hardcore of hardy Floridians from indulging in the world's most popular pastime.

Brave (and/or stupid) Twitter users have been uploaded selfies taken as the storm approaches. One would have thought it unwise to expose your phone (and yourself) to torrential rain for the sake of a picture, but hey ho, each to their own.

Click on the gallery below to see a selection of the best selfies from the eye of the storm.

See them below