Hurricane Irma is already coming to the American state of Florida, reports Reuters.

The authorities do not exclude that the hurricane already took at least 22 lives in the Caribbean, will bring the state billions of dollars damage.

On the southern coast of Florida was hit by a huge wave, hundreds of thousands of homes were left without power. According to experts, after the hurricane without light there can be more than one million people, reports Deutsche Welle.

More than 6.5 million people were ordered to leave their homes. Nearly 30% of the population of Florida. Even before the shelter moved to more than 70 thousand people.

On 8 September it was reported that in connection with the threat of hurricane Irma in Florida will be closed for two nuclear power plants, which are among the most powerful in the United States.

See also: How does hurricane Irma in the affected area of the disaster: eyewitness videos

Hurricane Irma is already very close to the coast of Florida 10.09.2017

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