Boris Johnson praises Anguilla's 'huge effort' on tour of hurricane-hit island

French President Emmanuel Macron is travelling to the hurricane-hit areas on Tuesday

French President Emmanuel Macron is travelling to the hurricane-hit areas on Tuesday

The island that comprises the French territory of Saint-Martin and the Dutch section Sint-Maarten has suffered widespread damage.

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Photographs taken by the space agency's Operational Land Imager on the 25 August, before Irma hit, and 10 September (four days after she passed over the British Virgin Islands) show how the storm has transformed the landscape.

"Apart from the structural damage, there have sadly been reports of casualties and fatalities", he added.

Authorities said they had evacuated more than a million people overall as a precaution.

Lib Dems leader Vince Cable said other governments were putting the UK's to shame in their response to the hurricanes
Lib Dems leader Vince Cable said other governments were putting the UK’s to shame in their response to the hurricanes

Meanwhile, Tri-State Area residents are also lending a hand to help out the Virgin Islands.

Boris Johnson said only £4m remained of a £32m relief fund after troops and police were sent to the area. Water supplies and telephone lines were also down.

King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands is already in the region, which bore the brunt of one of the most powerful storms on record.

In the British archipelago of Anguilla, one man was crushed to death in a house.

On Thursday, Irma caused flooding in the Dominican Republic and Haiti before hitting the Turks and Caicos Islands in the Bahamas.

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Sir Richard was writing from Puerto Rico, where he said he is mobilising aid efforts and rebuilding plans for the British Virgin Islands (BVI) and the wider Caribbean.

"The islands are in real duress and need help, and it's not getting done by our local government". The authorities had previously reported one person killed in Anguilla.

Dominga Tejera picked her way around fallen palm trees rotting in mud as she returned home after a nine-hour workday as a hospital janitor on the Caribbean island that only a week ago had seemed like paradise.

Enormous waves lashed the Malecon, Havana's emblematic seafront, and residents were waist-deep in floodwaters after Irma forced the evacuation of more than a million people. The water supply in Havana, the capital, was affected because of damage to the electrical system.

His church got power Tuesday for the first time since the storm hit a week earlier, thanks to the fact that it had been designated an official food distribution center.

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The military was helping in relief operations, with the USS Abraham Lincoln aircraft carrier arriving off Florida late Sunday to help in the southern part of the state and along the Florida Keys. Hurricanes are classified based on sustained wind speeds: Category 3 hurricanes have wind speeds between 111 and 129 miles per hour, Category 4 hurricanes can have wind speeds up to 156 miles per hour and Category 5 storms are characterized by wind speeds above 156 miles per hour.

The National Hurricane Center warned of possible tornadoes along the SC coast overnight.

Duncan said he hopes to charter a plane down to the Virgin Islands later this week and will continue to go down there as many times as he needs to help them recover.

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