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Satellite images show destruction left by Hurricane Irma in Caribbean

Posted on 15 September 2017 by KWBG

DigitalGlobe via Google News Lab(NEW YORK) — A series of satellite images taken before and after Hurricane Irma carved a path through the Caribbean detail the extent of widespread damage left by the storm.

At least 37 people died in the Caribbean, and at least another seven in Florida, as a result of the hurricane which had wind speeds as strong as 160 miles per hour when it made landfall in Cuba.

Click here for a look at the aftermath of Hurricane Irma at three locations in the Caribbean.

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