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Hurricane Irma: Florida wakes up to flooding and blackouts – live updates
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Hurricane Irma: Florida wakes up to flooding and blackouts – live updates

by firstsource newsSeptember 11, 2017

Follow latest developments as Irma moves up the west coast of Florida. Storm downgraded to a category 1 storm with winds of less than 100mph

Had the center of Irma hit Florida 20 to 30 miles (32-50 kilometers) to the east its impact would have been much worse, meteorologists have told AP.

Florida can thank Cuba, where it did hit as a Category 5 storm, said Maue and Jeff Masters, meteorology director for Weather Underground.

Irma would probably have hit Florida as a Category 5 hurricane if it had missed Cuba, Masters said.

More than 750 health workers have arrived in Antigua, Barbuda, Saint Kitts, Nevis, Saint Lucia, the Bahamas, Dominica and Haiti.

They have been told to follow the guidelines of the Ministry of Public Health (Minsap) and to contribute to aiding the recovery of regions that have been hit by the hurricane.

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