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Hurricane Irma: Trump warns of 'epic' storm as full scale of devastation emerges
Hurricane Irma remains an “extremely dangerous” hurricane, but it has been downgraded from category 5 to 4 with slightly decreased wind speeds of 150mph (250kph), as it ploughs over the Bahamas, 400 miles south-east of Florida.
Captain Stephen Russell, of the Bahamas national emergency management agency, said he fears for hundreds of islanders who ignored evacuation orders. “The destructive force of a 25ft surge: that is our greatest concern. It can really cause catastrophic results,” he said. Read more HERE.