Residents return to Florida Keys as Irma death toll rises | Reuters

Reuters| Tue Sep 12 08:50:30 EDT 2017
FLORIDA CITY/MIAMI (Reuters) - Residents returned on Tuesday to parts of the Florida Keys archipelago that was hammered by Hurricane Irma’s high winds and storm surge, while the death toll rose in the second major hurricane to hit the United States this year. Irma, which had rampaged through the Caribbean as one of the most powerful Atlantic hurricanes on record, was downgraded to a tropical depression on Monday and would likely dissipate from Tuesday evening, the National Hurricane Center said. At its peak the storm prompted evacuation orders for 6.5 million people in Florida, the largest evacuation in modern U.S. history. Irma killed 43 people in the Caribbean and at least 11 in Florida, G..

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