The wealthy residents of Miami Beach can afford to play golf, their homes primed to withstand the wind and rain. Just a few miles away people are crossing their fingers.
This is a tale of two Irmas. First, there’s the Hurricane Irma facing Max Borges as he practised his short iron on a Miami Beach golf course just hours before one of the most powerful and deadly storms in modern times was scheduled to make landfall on the US mainland.
Residents in parts of the Miami metro area are under mandatory orders to leave their homes Thursday morning as Hurricane Irma barrels toward the region with potentially catastrophic winds. During … Click to Continue »
FORT MYERS/MIAMI (Reuters) - Hurricane Irma bore down on southern Florida on Sunday with 130 mile-per-hour (210 kph) winds, flooding Miami streets and knocking out power to more than 1.6 million homes and businesses.
After a long, restless night of howling wind and rain, residents of Nuevitas, Cuba ventured out of their homes this morning to inspect damage from Hurricane Irma. “It’s a total disaster,” said Dianelys Alvarez, reached by cellphone ...