Hurricane Irma at least 10 deaths has been reported in the Caribbean as Florida, Georgia, South Carolina brace for this hurricane.
What’s the impact of a Category 5 hurricane?
(Courtesy of CNN) CNN’s meteorologists say it will be “catastrophic” if Irma hits Florida as a Category 4 or 5 hurricane. It’s currently on track to hit Florida, according to forecasts. The question now is when and exactly where.
Irma is a Category 5 storm. Here’s what kind of impact that could have on landfall:
- Total building failures
- Destroyed trees
- Major damage to infrastructure
- Downed power lines
- Life-threatening storm surge