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Wednesday 8 February 2023 Dublin: 4°C

# hurricane irma

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# Flooding
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.
# gimme shelter
'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 Maria
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.
# Dangerous
'We'll have major difficulties': Concern as Hurricane Maria moves in on Caribbean
Maria has intensified to a Category Two.
# hurricane irma
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.
# Sunshine State
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.
# British Virgin Islands
Over 100 high-risk prisoners escaped a British island prison during Hurricane Irma
As many as 60 have yet to be recaptured.
# Florida keys
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 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
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
# they've been warned
'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.
# Emergency
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
The practice of assigning names to storms began in the 1950s.
# Destruction
'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.
# carribbean
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.
# Destruction
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.
# Destruction
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.
# Eye of the storm
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.
# hurricane irma
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.
# Storm
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.”.