On the west coast of Florida, drone footage from Naples, a town on the coast of the Gulf of Mexico about 200km to the north-west, shows rows of shattered suburban homes on streets under water. The National Hurricane Centerreported that Irma will reach northern Florida earlier than expected and may also arrive in neighboring Georgia. It was smacking Naples after coming ashore in Marco Island at 3:35 p.m.
We've had our eyes on Irma for over a week but there is actually another storm in the Atlantic.
In Florida and southern Georgia, more than 8 million people face hurricane-force winds topping 74 miles per hour, said Ryan Maue of WeatherBell Analytics. Chatham County, which includes Savannah, sustained massive flooding due to the storm, a surge of 4.7 feet and a high tide, known locally as a king tide. "But this one scares me", Sally Carlson said as she snapped photos of the waves crashing against boats.
-- All Florida seaports except the Port of Pensacola had been closed by the U.S. Coast Guard. In Puerto Rico, hundreds of thousands of people remain without power. The agency, though, said the pipeline bringing drinking water from the mainland "appears to be intact".
"Pray, pray for everybody in Florida", Gov. Rick Scott said on "Fox News Sunday" as more than 160,000 people statewide waited it out in shelters. ABC's linsey Davis starts us off in Jacksonville, Florida.
Night-time curfews have been imposed in areas such as Miami, where 13 people were arrested on suspicion of looting. "It's bad now, it's going to continue to get worse", meteorologist Angie Enyedi said. The storm damaged about 95% of the buildings on the island, said Gaston Browne, Prime Minister of the nation of Antigua and Barbuda.
By 5 p.m., Irma had weakened to a Category 2 storm, with 110 miles per hour maximum sustained winds.
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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.
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".
The good news with Jose is after passing the Less Antilles, the storm is expected to go northwest into the open Atlantic Ocean. Jose and Katia strengthened Wednesday afternoon, bringing the number of hurricanes churning in the Atlantic basin to three.
The National Hurricane Center (NHC) said in its 2 a.m. advisory that Irma was about 25 miles northeast of the Tampa-St. The hurricane carried maximum sustained winds of up to 295 kph when it crashed into Barbuda island on Wednesday.
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An unusually large hurricane, Irma left an exceptional swath of damage on both Florida coasts and almost everywhere in between. Expected to be even more unsafe than the powerful winds are the storm surges that threaten Florida's coastal cities.
Hurricane Jose main weakened into a Category 1 storm Tuesday morning as it turned eastward, the National Hurricane Center said. Regardless of Jose's exact track, there will be beach concerns up and down the East Coast as the storm churns offshore.
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At least three have been wounded in land mine blasts, and dozens have drowned when boats capsized during sea crossings. The Rohingya have always been subjected to discrimination in Buddhist-majority Myanmar, which denies them citizenship.
He says the staging area is in Lake City, Florida and Florida Power and Light is determining where to send the crews. Twelve members of the state's Electric Cooperatives of SC association reported 7,560 outages around SC .
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Another factor influencing the oil market is the Hurricane Irma which has already caused electricity disruption in Florida . Elsewhere, for November delivery on the ICE Futures Exchange in London dropped 30 cents or 0.56% to $53.48 a barrel.