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#hurricane irma

# hurricane-irma - Thursday 9 August, 2018

Puerto Rico says Hurricane Maria killed 1,400 people, but death toll remains at 64

Widespread flooding left many sick and elderly people unable to get medical treatment.

# hurricane-irma - Friday 13 April, 2018

'We had to shutter up our house and head to work' - US chief hurricane forecaster Mike Brennan Gimme Shelter This post contains videos

'We had to shutter up our house and head to work' - US chief hurricane forecaster Mike Brennan

Dr Mike Brennan spoke to us about last year’s devastating Atlantic hurricane season.

# hurricane-irma - Saturday 30 September, 2017

Donald Trump has accused Puerto Ricans of wanting 'everything done for them'

The island has been left without electricity and running water due to two hurricanes hurtling across the island.

# hurricane-irma - Monday 18 September, 2017

'We'll have major difficulties': Concern as Hurricane Maria moves in on Caribbean

Maria has intensified to a Category Two.

# hurricane-irma - Wednesday 13 September, 2017

Six dead at Florida nursing home left without power after Hurricane Irma

Florida Governor Rick Scott issued a statement saying he was “absolutely heartbroken” to learn of the deaths of the elderly retirees.

Hurricane Irma destroyed or 'significantly damaged' 90% of homes on Florida Keys

The deadly hurricane has killed at least 50 people across the Caribbean and the United States.

# hurricane-irma - Tuesday 12 September, 2017

Over 100 high-risk prisoners escaped a British island prison during Hurricane Irma

As many as 60 have yet to be recaptured.

Pictures: Residents of Florida return home to survey wreckage from Hurricane Irma

Many buildings escaped major damage, according to a Key West resident.

# hurricane-irma - Monday 11 September, 2017

Irma downgraded to tropical storm but 6.2 million Florida homes lose electricity

Hurricane Irma hit Florida with winds of up to 210 kilometres per hour last night.

# hurricane-irma - Sunday 10 September, 2017

Hurricane latest: Irma downgraded to Category 3 hurricane, but forecasters say it remains 'powerful'

One person has died, bringing the total number killed across the Caribbean and the US to 23

'We may be sorry, I hope we're not': Meet the people riding out Hurricane Irma at home

Authorities have warned more than 6 million people to leave. But many are staying.

# hurricane-irma - Saturday 9 September, 2017

Hurricane Irma weakens to Category 3 as it heads for Florida

A total of 6.3 million people have been ordered to evacuate the southern US State.

Harvey, Irma, Jose, Katia: This is how hurricanes are named

Harvey, Irma, Jose, Katia: This is how hurricanes are named

The practice of assigning names to storms began in the 1950s.

# hurricane-irma - Friday 8 September, 2017

'I have nothing. Nothing left': Hurricane Irma leaves 21 dead after ravaging the Caribbean

The hurricane is making its way towards the coast of Florida.

An Irish couple's baby arrived 'just in the nick of time' - hours before Hurricane Irma hit

18 have died as Hurricane Irma devastates the Caribbean.

# hurricane-irma - Thursday 7 September, 2017

26 million people at risk as Hurricane Irma shatters multiple records

The Category Five super storm has generated powerful winds for longer than any cyclone of comparable power ever recorded.

Death and destruction as Hurricane Irma's 290 km/h winds tear through Caribbean islands Destruction This post contains videos

Death and destruction as Hurricane Irma's 290 km/h winds tear through Caribbean islands

The storm is the most powerful ever seen in the Atlantic.

# hurricane-irma - Wednesday 6 September, 2017

Hurricane Irma claims its first two lives - and TWO more massive storms are brewing over the Atlantic

Two people have died on the islands of St Barts and St Martin, with another two people seriously injured.

People urged to take shelter as the most powerful Atlantic storm in history starts to hit

Puerto Rico, the Dominican Republic, Haiti, Cuba and possibly Florida will be hit by the hurricane.

# hurricane-irma - Tuesday 5 September, 2017

Florida declares state of emergency as Hurricane Irma becomes a Category Five

The storm is also is expected to “cause life-threatening surf and rip current condition.”.