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Hurricane Irma: Massive Storm hits Florida

World | News18 | September 11, 2017, 1:48 pm
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 A rough surf surrounds Boynton Beach inlet as Hurricane Irma hits in Boynton Beach, Fla. (Image: AP)

A rough surf surrounds Boynton Beach inlet as Hurricane Irma hits in Boynton Beach, Fla. (Image: AP)

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 Trees bend from Hurricane Irma, as seen form the window of a hotel in Fort Myers, Fla., Sunday, Sept. 10, 2017. Hurricane Irma set all sorts of records for brute strength before crashing into Florida, flattening islands in the Caribbean and swamping the Florida Keys. (Image: AP)

Trees bend from Hurricane Irma, as seen form the window of a hotel in Fort Myers, Fla., Sunday, Sept. 10, 2017. Hurricane Irma set all sorts of records for brute strength before crashing into Florida, flattening islands in the Caribbean and swamping the Florida Keys. (Image: AP)

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 Two men walk their bicycle along a flooded street on the waterfront of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., as Hurricane Irma passes through on Sunday, Sept. 10, 2017. (Image: AP)

Two men walk their bicycle along a flooded street on the waterfront of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., as Hurricane Irma passes through on Sunday, Sept. 10, 2017. (Image: AP)

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 Fallen trees are seen during Hurricane Irma, in Fort Myers, Fla., Sunday, Sept. 10, 2017. Hurricane Irma set all sorts of records for brute strength before crashing into Florida, flattening islands in the Caribbean and swamping the Florida Keys. (Image: AP)

Fallen trees are seen during Hurricane Irma, in Fort Myers, Fla., Sunday, Sept. 10, 2017. Hurricane Irma set all sorts of records for brute strength before crashing into Florida, flattening islands in the Caribbean and swamping the Florida Keys. (Image: AP)

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 This photo provided by Michael Sechler shows a stranded manatee in Manatee County, Fla., Sunday, Sept. 10, 2017. The mammal was stranded after waters receded from the Florida bay as Hurricane Irma approached. (Image: AP)

This photo provided by Michael Sechler shows a stranded manatee in Manatee County, Fla., Sunday, Sept. 10, 2017. The mammal was stranded after waters receded from the Florida bay as Hurricane Irma approached. (Image: AP)

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 The surf floods a walkway leading to the beach as Hurricane Irma passes through Naples, Fla., Sunday, Sept. 10, 2017. (Image: AP)

The surf floods a walkway leading to the beach as Hurricane Irma passes through Naples, Fla., Sunday, Sept. 10, 2017. (Image: AP)

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 A houses is surrounded by water as Hurricane Irma passes through Naples, Fla., Sunday, Sept. 10, 2017. (Image: AP)

A houses is surrounded by water as Hurricane Irma passes through Naples, Fla., Sunday, Sept. 10, 2017. (Image: AP)

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 A street is flooded as Hurricane Irma passes through Naples, Fla., Sunday, Sept. 10, 2017. (Image: AP)

A street is flooded as Hurricane Irma passes through Naples, Fla., Sunday, Sept. 10, 2017. (Image: AP)

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 A vehicle drives on flooded Brickell Avenue in Miami on Sunday, Sept. 10, 2017, as Hurricane Irma passes. (Image: AP)

A vehicle drives on flooded Brickell Avenue in Miami on Sunday, Sept. 10, 2017, as Hurricane Irma passes. (Image: AP)

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 A fallen tree blocks a street as Hurricane Irma passes through Naples, Fla., Sunday, Sept. 10, 2017. (Image: AP)

A fallen tree blocks a street as Hurricane Irma passes through Naples, Fla., Sunday, Sept. 10, 2017. (Image: AP)

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 Palm Bay fire fighters go house to house after a possible tornado touched down at Palm Palm Bay Estates Sunday, Sept. 10, 2017 as Hurricane Irma made landfall in the state of Florida. (Image: AP)

Palm Bay fire fighters go house to house after a possible tornado touched down at Palm Palm Bay Estates Sunday, Sept. 10, 2017 as Hurricane Irma made landfall in the state of Florida. (Image: AP)

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 The metal canopy at a gasoline station is shown after it was overturned by high winds brought on by Hurricane Irma, Sunday, Sept. 10, 2017, in North Miami, Fla. (Image: AP)

The metal canopy at a gasoline station is shown after it was overturned by high winds brought on by Hurricane Irma, Sunday, Sept. 10, 2017, in North Miami, Fla. (Image: AP)

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 A roof tile falls down from a building after being ripped off in the eye of Hurricane Irma as it passes through Naples, Fla., Sunday, Sept. 10, 2017. (Image: AP)

A roof tile falls down from a building after being ripped off in the eye of Hurricane Irma as it passes through Naples, Fla., Sunday, Sept. 10, 2017. (Image: AP)

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 Palm trees blow in the wind near the Haulover Park Ocean Rescue Lifeguard Station at as Hurricane Irma passes by, Sunday, Sept. 10, 2017, in North Miami Beach, Fla. (Image: AP)

Palm trees blow in the wind near the Haulover Park Ocean Rescue Lifeguard Station at as Hurricane Irma passes by, Sunday, Sept. 10, 2017, in North Miami Beach, Fla. (Image: AP)

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 A crane atop a high-rise under construction in downtown Miami collapsed Sunday, Sept. 10, 2017, amid strong winds from Hurricane Irma. The crane collapsed in a bayfront area filled with hotels and high-rise condo and office buildings, near AmericanAirlines Arena, according to a tweet from the City of Miami. (Image: AP)

A crane atop a high-rise under construction in downtown Miami collapsed Sunday, Sept. 10, 2017, amid strong winds from Hurricane Irma. The crane collapsed in a bayfront area filled with hotels and high-rise condo and office buildings, near AmericanAirlines Arena, according to a tweet from the City of Miami. (Image: AP)

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 A floundered boat is shown at the Haulover Marine Center at Haulover Park as Hurricane Irma passes by Sunday, Sept. 10, 2017, in North Miami Beach, Fla. (Image: AP)

A floundered boat is shown at the Haulover Marine Center at Haulover Park as Hurricane Irma passes by Sunday, Sept. 10, 2017, in North Miami Beach, Fla. (Image: AP)

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 Palm trees blow in the wind as Hurricane Irma passes through Naples, Fla., Sunday, Sept. 10, 2017. (Image: AP)

Palm trees blow in the wind as Hurricane Irma passes through Naples, Fla., Sunday, Sept. 10, 2017. (Image: AP)

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 A car is parked on a flooded road as Hurricane Irma passes, Sunday, Sept. 10, 2017, in Surfside, Fla. (Image: AP)

A car is parked on a flooded road as Hurricane Irma passes, Sunday, Sept. 10, 2017, in Surfside, Fla. (Image: AP)

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 Interstate 95 Northbound is deserted as Hurricane Irma passes by, Sunday, Sept. 10, 2017, in Miami. (Image: AP)

Interstate 95 Northbound is deserted as Hurricane Irma passes by, Sunday, Sept. 10, 2017, in Miami. (Image: AP)

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 A car sits abandoned in storm surge along North Fort Lauderdale Beach Boulevard as Hurricane Irma hits the southern part of the state September 10, 2017 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. The powerful hurricane made landfall in the United States in the Florida Keys at 9:10 a.m. after raking across the north coast of Cuba. (Image: Getty Images)

A car sits abandoned in storm surge along North Fort Lauderdale Beach Boulevard as Hurricane Irma hits the southern part of the state September 10, 2017 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. The powerful hurricane made landfall in the United States in the Florida Keys at 9:10 a.m. after raking across the north coast of Cuba. (Image: Getty Images)

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 Palm trees bend in the heavy winds along the ocean coast as Hurricane Irma blows in Sunday, Sept. 10, 2017, in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. (Image: AP)

Palm trees bend in the heavy winds along the ocean coast as Hurricane Irma blows in Sunday, Sept. 10, 2017, in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. (Image: AP)

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 Water flows out of the Miami River to flood a walkway as Hurricane Irma passes through on September 10, 2017 in Miami, Florida. Hurricane Irma made landfall in the Florida Keys as a Category 4 storm on Sunday, lashing the state with 130 mph winds as it moves up the coast. (Image: Getty Images)

Water flows out of the Miami River to flood a walkway as Hurricane Irma passes through on September 10, 2017 in Miami, Florida. Hurricane Irma made landfall in the Florida Keys as a Category 4 storm on Sunday, lashing the state with 130 mph winds as it moves up the coast. (Image: Getty Images)

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 Waves crash over a seawall from Biscayne Bay as Hurricane Irma passes by, Sunday, Sept. 10, 2017, in Miami. (Image: AP)

Waves crash over a seawall from Biscayne Bay as Hurricane Irma passes by, Sunday, Sept. 10, 2017, in Miami. (Image: AP)

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 Ed Rappaport, the acting director of the National Hurricane Center, provides a briefing on Hurricane Irma to a television news station as a video display depicts a radar image of Hurricane Irma Saturday, Sept. 9, 2017, at the hurricane center in Miami. (Image: AP)

Ed Rappaport, the acting director of the National Hurricane Center, provides a briefing on Hurricane Irma to a television news station as a video display depicts a radar image of Hurricane Irma Saturday, Sept. 9, 2017, at the hurricane center in Miami. (Image: AP)