CNN As Floridians cleared supermarkets of bottled water and emptied gas pumps, people in the northeastern Caribbean were making last minute-preparations before powerful Hurricane Irma hit their islands. Make a U-turn and die in the ocean, Irma. The Caribbean islands don't need more problems!
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A hurricane watch is in effect for the southeastern Bahamas and the Turks and Caicos Islands and for northern Haiti north of Port au Prince. Hurricane warnings remain in effect for the Leeward Islands from Anguilla and St. Eustatius westward through the British and the U.
The effects of Hurricane Irma in the British Virgin Islands were significant in terms of both human and socio-economic impact on the Territory. The hurricane caused extensive damage to property and infrastructure in the Territory, and caused statistically significant levels of depopulation. The Governor, Gus Jaspertwho had only been sworn in a few days previously, declared a state of emergency under the Territory's constitutionthe first time this had ever happened. From a relatively early stage of its development, Hurricane Irma was predicted to travel close to, or over, the British Virgin Islands.
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It can be hard to imagine the devastation and long road to recovery, unless you have lived through one before. The damage was catastrophic to the island — disrupting all communications, destroying property, rendering roads impassable. We went thirty-four hours without hearing a word from Tortola, where Debbie and many of our entrepreneurs are based.
From her hillside home, she sees construction trucks clogging the streets below and tourists spilling out of cruise ships that have slowly begun to dock again on Tortola, the largest of the British Virgin Islands. But for all the bustle, a sense of normalcy remains elusive for Ms. Penn and many other residents a year after this Caribbean island was thrashed by Hurricane Irmathe most powerful storm on record to cross the Atlantic Ocean, and then Hurricane Maria just weeks later.
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Houses were torn down to their foundations, debris was scattered across streets and roads were left impassable on the British Virgin Islands as the category five storm continued to carve its way towards Florida. Meanwhile Hurricane Jose, a storm now approaching islands already hit by Irma, has been upgraded to category four. The government of the Turks and Caicos Islands, also a British overseas territory, declared a state of emergency.
Forming as a tropical depression, it headed northwestward, and eventually strengthened into Tropical Storm Debby the following day. On Bermudahigh winds caused some power outages and knocked over trees, though damage on the island was minimal. In addition, Debby dropped rainfall and produced moderately strong winds on Newfoundland. The aircraft found circulation; however, by the next day, only a strong wave was detected.