January 25, 2022

Hurricane Irma’s wake: Caribbean’s scars will likely last years

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By Andrea Thompson, From Live Science The Caribbean is used to hurricanes, but not hurricanes like Irma, one of the strongest storms on record in the Atlantic Ocean basin. The top-end Category 5 hurricane, which had winds of 185 mph (298 km/h) at its peak, raked across successive islands, leaving catastrophic damage in its wake. […]