JUST IN… FLORIDA: Over 1M without power from IRMA

Hurricane Irma strengthened overnight to Category 4, bringing damaging winds and heavy rain. The storms’ devastating effect on land continue’s, as flooding in Miami has created rivers of water flowing through city streets, past high rises. (see video below).

The Associated Press is reporting that more than 1 million customers have lost power as Hurricane Irma lashes the state, according to Florida utility officials.

At least three people have died in Florida, which brings the storm’s current death toll to 25. Previously, local authorities urged almost 6 million people in seven Florida counties to evacuate their homes.

You may view live camera shots, from throughout Florida, on the DML News site HERE.

Image from FPL power tracker

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