Hurricane Irma has caused destruction across the Caribbean leaving atleast 10 people dead.The small island of Barbuda is said to be ‘barely habitable’. Officials warn that St Martin is almost destroyed, and the death toll is likely to rise.
It is currently north of the Dominican Republic, heading towards Turks and Caicos.
In Puerto Rico, more than half of the island’s three million residents were without power amid heavy downpours and strong winds. Officials there have said that power could be cut off for several days.British overseas territories Anguilla and the British Virgin Islands was also caught in the extreme weather.
At least one death has been reported on Anguilla, a local official confirmed.