Schools and businesses were closed across Alabama as Irma moved inland.
Mandatory evacuation affected almost 650,000 people in Miami-Dade county, and more than 1.3million people overall. The governor said the route also needs to be cleared of debris and sand, but should be usable fairly quickly.
The storm could still deliver wind gusts up to 73 miles per hour as it barrels northwest into Alabama early Tuesday, and weaken further to a tropical depression, with gusts up to 39 miles per hour, as it arrives in northern MS and western Tennessee on Tuesday afternoon. The system, which is now 644km wide, may have lost some strength, but it's continuing to produce heavy winds and rain as it marches northwards towards Georgia.
The National Hurricane Center says Irma has weakened into a tropical depression, according to its 11 p.m. ET advisory. Water reached the children's auto seats by the time rescuers were able to get to them. Most of the outages are in Savannah, Ga., and the surrounding areas. Key West, Marco Island, FL, and Naples, FL, all appear to have sustained significant water damage from the storm surge and winds. The next high tide is just after noon Monday.
With rough conditions persisting across Florida, many communities in Irma's wake feared what destruction would be revealed as daylight allowed authorities to canvass neighborhoods.
The hurricane's maximum sustained winds weakened to 85 miles per hour with additional weakening expected.
Now the entire Georgia coast is under a storm surge warning as Irma continues its destructive march north.
Emergency managers in the islands declared on Monday "the Keys are not open for business" and warned that there was no fuel, electricity, running water or cell service and that supplies were low and anxiety high.
A state of emergency has been declared in Georgia, South Carolina, Virginia and Florida. It could be many weeks before all customers are restored.
- One person was found dead in Orange County in a single-car accident linked to the storm, police said without providing details.
On the Atlantic coast off South Carolina, Hilton Head Island's 42,000 residents were under an evacuation order this morning.
Passenger carrier sales declined by 2,969 units in August 2017 in comparison with 4,100 units sold in the same month past year . Hero MotoCorp followed with 77,638 units as compared to 81,015 units in the corresponding month a year ago, down 4.17 per cent.
North Korea was condemned for conducting its sixth nuclear test on September 3 , which it said was of an advanced hydrogen bomb. Pyongyang's envoy to the United Nations accused Washington of opting for "political, economic and military confrontation".
Among the dead were 10 killed in Cuba - the island's worst hurricane death toll since 2005, when 16 died in Hurricane Dennis. British and French governments have sent rescue and relief efforts to the islands devastated by Hurricane Irma .
At least 16 victims and eight suspected Islamic terrorists died in a series of attacks through the region of Catalonia last month. The group changed plans after explosive material intended for the attack was destroyed in an accidental blast.
The Supreme Court was also informed that the initial inquiry in the matter against some of the lawmakers is underway. The CBDT also claimed to have periodically shared the probe status and result with the Election Commission.
The storm gradually lost strength, weakening to a category one hurricane overnight, the National Hurricane Center said . After making landfall on Marco Island earlier Sunday, Hurricane Irma is now moving northward near Fort Myers.
Surveillance footage of the incident shows the plane flying low before it strikes a tree and lands in the parking lot. The FAA is investigating but officials did say there was a small fuel leak, according to the station.
Several state party leaders informed Shah of the difficulties that the party is facing at the grassroot level in the state. Calling for bringing an immediate end to political violence, he said this would even benefit the perpetrators.
You won't make it turn around & it will have very risky side effects, ' the Sheriff's office tweeted on Saturday evening. While many people viewed it as a joke, some people seem to have taken the idea a bit more seriously.
The figure represents nearly 60% of the state's electricity users, who were still experiencing power outage as of 9 p.m. Miami International Airport, one of the busiest in the country, halted passenger flights through at least Monday.
It uses a combination of double wishbones with coil springs up front and a multi-link arrangement with air springs at the rear. Official fuel consumption is rated at 0.97kg of H2 per 100km, roughly 40 per cent better than the previous B-Class F-Cell.
Hurricane Jose Is Category 1, Continues to Weaken
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United States softens stance ahead of N. Korea resolution
We have seen most of these old debates, and frankly speaking, revisiting those debates is of no help to the current crisis. He expressed hope that the United States will pledge not to seek regime change or North Korea's collapse.
Facebook is testing pre-loaded 'Instant Videos' on Android
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IN adds Charleston Southern to 2017 football schedule
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Boyfriend of Savanna Greywind granted custody of baby
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Oil prices slip on demand concerns following USA hurricanes
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Knicks legend Oakley suing Dolan, MSG
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Sasikala ousted; Jaya party's eternal chief
He is miffed with the fact that despite repeatedly warning against holding the General Council meeting, EPS went ahead with it. The appointment of her nephew TTV Dinakaran as Deputy General Secretary also stands cancelled, said a party leader.
Man City were on brink of signing Alexis, claims Bravo
Sanchez's contract runs out at the end of the season and Guardiola was asked about a potential transfer in January. I don't know what will happen in the winter time. "Sometimes deals happen, sometimes not", he continued.