Gap Fill - Hurricane Irma - Level 5


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A record-breaking hurricane is causing death and in the Caribbean. On Thursday, Hurricane Irma devastated Caribbean islands, Barbuda and St. Martin. The Prime Minister of Barbuda said about 95 per cent of the on the had been damaged. He said: "It's devastation. The island is under ….Barbuda is barely habitable." A government official for St Martin said: "There is destruction. We'll [focus] our first so that in the next hours, people can get to food and drinking water."

Hurricane Irma is a 5 storm – the strongest on the 1-5 . It is the strongest ever hurricane recorded of the Caribbean Sea. Irma has had wind close to 300kph for more than 24 . This is the longest ever recorded. Hurricane Irma is over 1,200km . It is likely to be a Category 4 when it hits Florida on Saturday . Florida officials have already ordered people to evacuate the southern of the state. Residents there are getting ready for winds of up to 300kph. There will also be massive and damaging storm .

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