Hurricane Irma Punishes Caribbean; Resort Owner Robert De Niro Vows To Rebuild

The strongest hurricane ever recorded in the Atlantic slammed into the Caribbean today as a Category 5 storm with sustained winds of 185 mph. Hurricane Irma cut a swath of destruction on a number of leeward islands as it churns toward Florida.
The National Hurricane Center said that as of 8 pm ET, the storm was passing just north of Puerto Rico, and it posted hurricane warnings for that U.S. territory along with the U.S. and British Virgin Islands, Dominican Republic…

The strongest hurricane ever recorded in the Atlantic slammed into the Caribbean today as a Category 5 storm with sustained winds of 185 mph. Hurricane Irma cut a swath of destruction on a number of leeward islands as it churns toward Florida. The National Hurricane Center said that as of 8 pm ET, the storm was passing just north of Puerto Rico, and it posted hurricane warnings for that U.S. territory along with the U.S. and British Virgin Islands, Dominican Republic…