8/30/2017 – 9/16/2017 Hurricane Irma levels Puerto Rico and other locations


CARIBBEAN – AUGUST 25: In this NOAA handout image, NOAA’s GOES satellite shows Hurricane Irma as it makes its way across the Atlantic Ocean in to the Caribbean — a category 5 storm with winds as high as 185 miles per hour — today at about 3:15 pm (eastern), September 6, 2017. (Photo by NASA/NOAA GOES Project via Getty Images)

Hurricane Irma was an extremely powerful and catastrophic Cape Verde-type hurricane, the strongest observed in the Atlantic since Wilma in 2005 in terms of maximum sustained winds. Wikipedia
Damage> $66.77 billion (2017 USD); (Unofficially fifth-costliest hurricane on record)
DateAugust 30, 2017 – September 16, 2017
Lowest pressure914 mbar (hPa); 26.99 inHg
CategoryCategory 5 Hurricane (SSHWS), Category 4 Hurricane (SSHWS), Category 1 Hurricane (SSHWS)
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