Residents of the US state of Florida are making last minute preparations for Hurricane Irma. The superstorm is predicted to hit the US mainland as early as Saturday.
The category five storm is expected to affect as many as 26 million people before blowing itself out.
Hurricane Irma is likely to be downgraded to Category 4 upon landfall in Florida, the National Hurricane Center says.
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Hurricane Irma wreaks havoc in the Caribbean
She struck during the night, trailing devastation in her wake: Hurricane Irma, the most powerful storm ever recorded in the Atlantic, showed no mercy
The fierce winds, surf and rain are en route for a possible landfall in Florida at the weekend.
US braces for Hurricane Irma
Hurricane Irma is now a dangerous Category 5 storm - the most powerful seen in the Atlantic in over a decade. And it's now barrelling toward the Caribbean and southern United States.
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