Hurricane Irma hits U.S. soil


(London Daily Mail) Americans are getting their first taste of Hurricane Irma.

Early Wednesday afternoon, the category 5 storm brought 185-mph winds and heavy rains to the U.S. territories in Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands.

While we will have to wait until the storm has passed to survey the damage there, others are just getting started cleaning up the mess.

Irma – the strongest hurricane ever recorded in the Atlantic – made its first landfall Wednesday morning, pummeling a set of exotic Caribbean islands and sparking a ‘major humanitarian crisis’.

Buildings have been destroyed, roads flooded and people left trapped after the ‘monster’ storm, which is estimated to be the size of France. So far though, there have been no reports of deaths of any of the islands that have experienced Irma’s wrath.

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Source:: World Net Daily