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USA: Trumps warns Americans about 'destructive potential' of Hurricane Irma00:55

USA: Trumps warns Americans about 'destructive potential' of Hurricane Irma

United States, Washington DC
September 8, 2017 at 16:21 GMT +00:00 · Published

US President Donald Trump sent a warning about the 'destructive potential' of Hurricane Irma expected to hit the state of Florida over the weekend, from the White House in Washington DC, Friday.

He stressed, "We're doing everything we can to help with disaster preparations and when the time comes we will restore, recover and rebuild together as Americans."

Around 500,000 residents living in southern Florida have been ordered to evacuate in preparation for the storm.

The hurricane has already hit the French Caribbean islands of Saint Martin and Saint Barthelemy, as well as Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic and Haiti bringing with it devastating wind and rain. A reported 19 people have been killed and numerous more are reportedly injured. The hurricane is being deemed the most powerful Atlantic hurricane ever recorded.

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US President Donald Trump sent a warning about the 'destructive potential' of Hurricane Irma expected to hit the state of Florida over the weekend, from the White House in Washington DC, Friday.

He stressed, "We're doing everything we can to help with disaster preparations and when the time comes we will restore, recover and rebuild together as Americans."

Around 500,000 residents living in southern Florida have been ordered to evacuate in preparation for the storm.

The hurricane has already hit the French Caribbean islands of Saint Martin and Saint Barthelemy, as well as Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic and Haiti bringing with it devastating wind and rain. A reported 19 people have been killed and numerous more are reportedly injured. The hurricane is being deemed the most powerful Atlantic hurricane ever recorded.

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