Irma leaves eight confirmed dead 

Hurricane Irma has torn a deadly path through the Caribbean, with at least eight dead and buildings reduced to rubble.
In the USA, Florida is on high alert, expecting Irma on Friday, while the United Nations estimates up to 37 million people could be affected by the category five hurricane which already has left thousands homeless.
 
On the tiny island of Barbuda, Irma destroyed nearly all buildings and left it "barely habitable", according to prime minister Gaston Browne, who said: "The entire housing stock was damaged. It is just total devastation."
 
The island of Saint-Martin meanwhile was described as "almost destroyed".
 
Meanwhile, two other storms have strengthened to become hurricanes. It is feared Hurricane Jose will bring winds of up to 129mph and follow a similar path to Irma when it arrives over the weekend, while Mexico is braced for the arrival of Hurricane Katia on Friday evening.

Irma leaves eight confirmed dead 

Hurricane Irma has torn a deadly path through the Caribbean, with at least eight dead and buildings reduced to rubble.
In the USA, Florida is on high alert, expecting Irma on Friday, while the United Nations estimates up to 37 million people could be affected by the category five hurricane which already has left thousands homeless.
 
On the tiny island of Barbuda, Irma destroyed nearly all buildings and left it "barely habitable", according to prime minister Gaston Browne, who said: "The entire housing stock was damaged. It is just total devastation."
 
The island of Saint-Martin meanwhile was described as "almost destroyed".
 
Meanwhile, two other storms have strengthened to become hurricanes. It is feared Hurricane Jose will bring winds of up to 129mph and follow a similar path to Irma when it arrives over the weekend, while Mexico is braced for the arrival of Hurricane Katia on Friday evening.