05 Sep '17, 6pm

Category 5 Hurricane Irma is one of the most powerful Atlantic hurricanes ever

Category 5 Hurricane Irma is one of the most powerful Atlantic hurricanes ever

With the United States still reeling after Tropical Storm Harvey , communities are bracing for another catastrophe as Irma is looking like it will impact Florida later this week or during the weekend. But there are also many other islands it could hit on its way to the United States. Irma could affect the Leeward Islands as an “extremely dangerous Category 5 hurricane” soon, according to NHC . It could also impact the US and British Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico, Hispaniola, the Turks and Caicos, the Bahamas, and Cuba.

Full article: http://inhabitat.com/category-5-hurricane-irma-is-one-of-...

Tweets

Florida begins ordering evacuations as #HurricaneIrma intensifies to Category 5 storm:

Florida begins ordering evacuations as #Hurrica...

stripes.com 05 Sep '17, 10pm

Authorities in Florida have begun bracing for the potential arrival of Hurricane Irma, a roiling storm that intensified in...

Hurricane Irma Strengthens

earthobservatory.nasa.gov 05 Sep '17, 6pm

On September 5, 2017, Hurricane Irma intensified into a strong and “potentially catastrophic” category 5 storm. By definit...

Naval Station Guantanamo Bay was at Condition R...

stripes.com 05 Sep '17, 5pm

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Hurricane Irma grew into a dangerous Category 5 storm, the most powerful seen in the Atlantic in o...

Track hurricane Irma with

Track hurricane Irma with

domaingang.com 05 Sep '17, 4pm

Hurricane Irma is a nasty, category 5 hurricane in the Atlantic. Here in Florida, we prepare for the worst and pray for th...

Hurricane Irma Strikes the Leeward Islands

earthobservatory.nasa.gov 06 Sep '17, 6pm

On September 6, 2017, Hurricane Irma —an unusually powerful category 5 storm—slammed into the Leeward Islands on its way t...

After Harvey Comes 'Life Threatening' Hurricane...

ecowatch.com 05 Sep '17, 2pm

After Superstorm Harvey comes Hurricane Irma, which surged into a dangerous Category Four storm Monday, with winds of up t...

Most Powerful Storm Ever Recorded Over Atlantic...

ecowatch.com 06 Sep '17, 1pm

A recent Wall Street Journal editorial crowed "Coal Makes a Comeback," touting the 14.5 percent increase in weekly coal pr...

What makes a Category 5 hurricane so special? |...

mnn.com 07 Sep '17, 7pm

Hurricane Irma hit parts of the Caribbean as a Category 5 storm but was downgraded to Category 4 storm as it headed for th...

Hurricane Irma as seen from the International Space Station

Hurricane Irma as seen from the International S...

inhabitat.com 06 Sep '17, 1pm

Hurricane Irma is currently moving over Caribbean islands, and looks to be en route to Florida with winds reaching up to 1...

Military preps for Hurricane Irma response as storm bears down on Puerto Rico:

Military preps for Hurricane Irma response as s...

stripes.com 06 Sep '17, 9pm

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Navy evacuated some 5,000 servicemembers from its Key West air station Wednesday as National Guard t...

Irma, the strongest Atlantic hurricane in histo...

grist.org 06 Sep '17, 2am

Just days after Hurricane Harvey brought historic rainfall to parts of Texas and Louisiana, another potentially catastroph...

Track hurricane Irma with

domaingang.com 05 Sep '17, 4pm

I hope that people evacuate for that one and don’t try to tough it out. It’s devastating enough losing belongings, losing ...

Incredible night view of #HurricaineIrma & city...

earthobservatory.nasa.gov 06 Sep '17, 7am

On September 5, 2017, Hurricane Irma intensified into a strong and “potentially catastrophic” category 5 storm. By definit...

Hurricane Irma hits Florida as Category 4 storm

channelnewsasia.com 10 Sep '17, 11am

FORT MYERS/MIAMI: Hurricane Irma bore down on southern Florida on Sunday (Sep 10) with 130 mile-per-hour (210 kph) winds, ...

Hurricane Irma has reached American soil.

Hurricane Irma has reached American soil.

grist.org 06 Sep '17, 8pm

Hurricane Irma has reached American soil. The storm, which is lashing Puerto Rico today, is the strongest ever recorded in...