Hurricane Irma threatens Miami


With Hurricane Irma threatening South Florida this weekend, Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos Gimenez issued a mandatory evacuation order for mobile homes, residents of Zone A, and residents of the Barrier Islands, which includes Bal Harbour, Bay Harbour Islands, Golden Beach, Indian Creek Village, Miami Beach, North Bay Village, Sunny Isles Beach and Surfside.

Hurricane Irma is presently a Category 5 storm with maximum sustained winds of 180 miles per hour and is moving west northwest at 17 miles per hour.




Source: News agencies