Hurricane Irma is now so powerful it has been causing seismic activity as it passes over the Caribbean and is even registering on earthquake monitors. Hurricane Irma has become the most powerful ever recorded in the Atlantic as it barrels down on the British Virgin Islands.
Around 30,000 islanders, nearly all British citizens, are directly in the path of the monster storm.
Nine emergency shelters were opened and Governor J.U. Jaspert has now advised everyone to take stay indoors and away from the “extremely dangerous” hurricane.
Irma is a Category 5 hurricane, with sustained winds of 185mph. The storm is now so powerful it has been causing seismic activity as it passes over the Caribbean and is showing on seismometers — the equipment used to measure earthquakes.
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