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Hurricane Irma: Dangerous storm surges expected

  • Florida was on Sunday battered by strong winds from Hurricane Irma. The hurricane caused widespread devastation and knocked out power lines. Media reports quoted forecasters as saying that people who are in the path of Hurricane Irma, should be prepared for dangerous storm surges and also flash flooding. The hurricane now has wind speeds of 105 mph and is a category 2 storm. The storm, which is moving at a speed of 14 mph, is currently located some 50 miles east-northeast of Fort Myers in Florida. The hurricane is climbing the coast towards the city of Tampa.

    Hurricane Irma Track Map