By the time Hurricane Irma slammed into Florida’s southwest coast on Sunday, triggering one of the largest evacuation orders in American history, several Caribbean islands had already borne the brunt of the hurricane’s devastation when it was a far deadlier and more powerful Category 5 storm.
Quoted from Aerial Before And After Photos Reveal Sobering Extent Of Irma's Devastation In The Caribbean on Yahoo News – Latest News & Headlines
Before image of Mexico Beach (Aerial photo captured by Geomni). Below, after-Hurricane Michael image captured by Geomni pilots. Below, after-Hurricane Michael image captured by Geomni pilots. Read related article from AIR Worldwide: Why Hurricane Michael's Aerial images captured the destruction Hurricane Florence inflicted on the North Carolina coastline, from lines of houses shorn of their shingles to sand-covered streets.