Hurricane Irma was upgraded to a Category 5 storm as it made landfall Friday night on the Camaguey Archipelago of Cuba, packing winds of 160 mph, according to the National Hurricane Center’s public advisory.
A turn toward the northwest and Florida is now expected by late Saturday. On the forecast track, the center of Irma will move near the north coast of Cuba through Saturday, near the Fl
Hurricane Irma has pounded the Caribbean, destroying homes and leaving at least 19 people dead. The hurricane made landfall in Cuba's Camaguey Archipelago late on Friday as a maximum-strength Category Five storm, and is now bearing ...
The powerful storm was downgraded only slighting over Cuba but still packs 130 mph winds.
The powerful storm maintained its Category 5 status, battering Cuba with 160 mph winds.
Hurricane Irma weakened slightly to a Category 4 storm early Saturday, according to the US National Hurricane Center, after making landfall hours earlier in Cuba with maximum-strength Category 5 winds. The fierce storm was zeroing i...