"The good thing about hurricane preps is, like, the storm is bigger, but you have days and days in advance to either get out of Dodge or prepare the house and batten down the hatches", said Justin Sanak, a Largo, Florida, resident.
In Naples, near where Irma made its second landfall in southwest Florida after initially striking the Keys, winds reached as high as 142 miles per hour. Florida Gov. Rick Scott flew over the hard-hit but isolated Keys on Monday and said he saw "devastation" that included boats washed ashore and mobile homes pummeled by the storm.
As for the eastern half of the Florida Peninsula they will experience tropical storm force winds between 50-75mph, rainfall totals in the range of 6-12 inches and storm surge of 2-4 feet.
The storm did some $20bn to $40bn in damage to insured property as it tore through Florida, catastrophe modelling firm AIR Worldwide estimated. A storm surge of 10 feet was recorded in the Keys and a record storm surge was reported in Jacksonville that exceeded the previous high set by Hurricane Dora in 1964.
Authorities on Sunday said that at least 4 people in Florida had died, The New York Times reported.
Over 2.7 million homes were without power Sunday as the storm's 100-plus miles per hour winds toppled power lines and sheared structures in the state.
It headed out to sea causing little additional damage, and was recently downgraded from a category four hurricane.
West Texas Intermediate light crude oil settled down 3.28%, or $1.61, at $47.48 per barrel, Kallanish Energy finds. The producers are seeking to strengthen compliance with the cuts accord they reached past year .
During the course of hearing, the apex court had issued notices to the Centre, secretaries of the Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha. CBDT admitted receiving a list of number of candidates for verification of their affidavits from the petitioners.
The North says it needs nuclear arms to protect itself, but the USA has accused the country of "begging for war". If it proves it can live in peace, the world will live in peace with it. "The choice is theirs".
Green Bay tacked on Mason Crosby's 40-yard field goal before Wilson quickly drove the Seahawks into scoring position. But this isn't the same defense either, the Packers say. "We were in the backfield a bunch and got the big plays".
North Korea for its part has shot back that it would inflict "the greatest pain and suffering" if new measures are passed. The original draft would have authorized states to use force to inspect vessels suspected of carrying North Korean cargo.
This is the latest project from the incubator at Ubisoft Reflections that developed 2015's Grow Home and its sequel, Grow Up . At least, for now, the game seems to be a PC exclusive, with its Steam page already up and running.
North Korea was condemned for its latest nuclear test in September, which it said was of an advanced hydrogen bomb. It was the eighth series of sanctions imposed on North Korea since it first tested a nuclear device in 2006.
Priyanka Chopra shared a bunch of photos and videos from her trip as she spent time with the kids in schools and at their homes. Priyanka has responded to this netizen, she said, "I have worked with UNICEF India for 12 years and visited many such places".
The second one, in Marco Island, was a Category 3 that left the island without water and power, authorities said. A tropical storm warning was issued for the first time ever in Atlanta, some 200 miles from the sea.
Finding a strong second option among Jacksonville's receiving corps to replace Robinson on your fantasy team is tricky. You watch a player who has done everything that you've asked him to do and was really set up for a great year.
Mercedes-Benz GLC F-Cell
With 4.4 kg of hydrogen on board, in two carbon-fibre tanks, the GLC F-Cell reminds us of the B-Class F-Cell vehicle . Mercedes is showing off a pre-production version of the GLC F-Cell at the IAA International Motor Show in Frankfurt.
Scenes of Hurricane Irma lashing Florida
Of the total US deaths from injuries linked to Irma so far, at least six were in Florida and one was in Georgia . Massive 10ft (3.1m) storm surges overwhelmed roads and buildings, and cut off Florida Keys from the mainland.
Lindelof will be a success at Man Utd - Berg
He had been a bit of an unknown prior to that. "He got into the Benfica team because of injury and they started winning". Jose Mourinho expects Victor Lindelof to develop into a key player for him.
Florida Keys devastated by Irma, says governor
The widespread outages stretch from the Florida Keys all the way into central Florida . "The Keys I'm very concerned about". Nielsen had to shut down a national data center in Oldsmar, Fla., area in advance of Hurricane Irma hitting the area.
500k join campaign to "shoot down" Hurricane Irma
The description of the event read: "Everyone takes their fans outside and points them at Hurricane Irma to blow it away from us". More than 6m people in Florida were urged to evacuate as Irma approached, though some chose to sit it out.
U.S. oil slides 3 percent as Irma threatens demand
Irma is the second Category 5 storm, though now downgraded to Category 4, in the USA region in a fortnight after Hurricane Harvey. In the case of Irma, analysts are more anxious that devastation wrought by the storm could sharply reduce demand for energy.