Posts Tagged ‘Florida’

Hurricane Irma hits Florida hard, ripping roofs and flooding streets

  • 11 September 2017 - 12:12
Hurricane Irma hits Florida hard, ripping roofs and flooding streets

Hurricane Irma took aim at heavily populated areas of central Florida on Monday as it carved a path of destruction through the state with high winds and storm surges that left millions without power, ripped roofs off homes and flooded city streets. Irma, once ranked as one of the most...

Hurricane Irma inches towards Florida, about 6 million people to be evacuated

  • 10 September 2017 - 13:05
Hurricane Irma inches towards Florida, about 6 million people to be evacuated

Hurricane Irma has strengthened to a category four storm as it nears Florida, with maximum sustained winds of 130mph (209km/h). Hurricane force wind gusts are battering islands in Florida's south, the governor says, with the mainland due to be hit in the coming hours. Water levels are...