11 Sep 2017

Hurricane Irma hits

11:08 am on 11 September 2017

Hurricane Irma has hit Florida today and is moving north up the state. 

  • Read our full wrap of the storm
  • Three people have been reported dead in the state
  • The storm killed at least 28 people in the Caribbean
  • Formerly a Category 5 storm, the most powerful, it had lessened to a category 4 when it hit landfall, and has since reduced to category 2

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  • Hurricane Irma hits Florida with huge storm surges
  • Irma strengthens as it closes on Florida
  • Powerful Hurricane Irma striking Cuba
  • Hurricane Irma will be 'devastating' to US
  • Hurricane Irma pummels Caribbean, kills 14 people