Monster Hurricane Irma lashes the Caribbean islands

Hurricane Irma slams into the Caribbean, packing ferocious winds and causing major flooding in low-lying areas

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10:40 September 7, 2017
Joshua Alicea, rescue staff member from the Municipal Emergency Management Agency removes a fallen tree while touring the streets of the Matelnillo community searching for citizens in distress during the passage of Hurricane Irma through the northeastern part of the island in Fajardo, Puerto Rico
Image by: Zarina Fernandes/ Gulf News
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