Hurricane Irma wreaks major damage in Caribbean

Source: BBC News

Hurricane Irma has destroyed buildings and caused major flooding on several French island territories in the Caribbean.

The four “most solid” buildings on Saint Martin, shared by France and the Netherlands, were destroyed, French Interior Minister Gérard Collomb said.

Significant damage is also being reported in the Dutch section.

The category five hurricane, the highest possible level, has sustained wind speeds reaching 295km/h (185mph).

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