Destructive Irma

September 11, 2017
A vehicle lies embedded in the shattered Anti Imperialist Tribune building, after it was flung there by the force of Hurricane Irma, just a few metres from the United States Embassy building , in Havana, Cuba, yesterday.
Residents float down a flooded street in Havana atop a large piece of styrofoam, after the passing of Hurricane Irma in Cuba yesterday.
The metal canopy at a gasoline station is shown after it was overturned by high winds in North Miami.
A resident swims in a flooded street in Havana after the passing of Hurricane Irma in Cuba yesterday.
People walk out on to what is normally four feet of water in Old Tampa Bay, Florida, yesterday.
A crane atop a high-rise under construction in downtown Miami collapsed yesterday amid strong winds from Hurricane Irma.

Some parishes in Jamaica battled heavy rains on the weekend, but this was nothing when compared to the devastation that many persons faced in Cuba, The Bahamas and Florida between Friday and yesterday.

And the minor flooding is minuscule in comparison to last week's fatalities and destruction in other Caribbean countries like Antigua and Barbuda, St Martin and St Maarten, British Virgin Islands, US Virgin Islands, St Kitts and Nevis, Anguilla, Montserrat, Saba, and St Eustatius, Puerto Rico, Haiti and Dominican Republic.

As Hurricane Irma continues on its disastrous path through the United States, we have decided to share a few pictures that show just how much damage the storm has left behind.

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