Title: Hurricane Irma in British Virgin Islands (2017-09-08)
Activation time (UTC): 2017-09-08 14:00:00 Event time (UTC): 2017-09-07 03:00:00 Event type: Storm (Tropical cyclone, hurricane, typhoon)
The British Virgin Islands were struck by Hurricane IRMA, a category 5 storm, on 7 September 2017. Massive damage has been reported across the islands with homes and critical facilities flattened, power failures and communications down.
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|Data theme(s)||Regions and cities; Science and technology|
|EuroVoc domain(s)||72 GEOGRAPHY|
|Geographic bounding box||
18.5349797453° N, -64.3162635864° E, 18.2695878816° S, -64.7842789706° W
|Coordinate Reference System||ETRS89 / LAEA Europe|