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Incredible satellite photos show Florida and the Caribbean before and after Irma battered the regions

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DigitalGlobe Hurricane Irma has battered Florida and several Caribbean islands. Residents in affected areas, like Florida's Key West and the Caribbean's St. Martin, are now beginning to start the recovery process.
One of the strongest Atlantic storms ever recorded, Irma packed winds up to 185 mph, flooded streets, knocked out power lines, destroyed homes, and led to the deaths of at least 41 people .
A Citi analyst estimates that costs could top $50 billion in the US. Though FEMA estimates that 25% of Key West homes are destroyed, the damage in Florida was not as extensive as in the...
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Trending: Airlines Volatile After Barcelona Terror Attacks and Hurricane Harvey

Trending: Airlines Volatile After Barcelona Terror Attacks and Hurricane Harvey

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Irma wrecks tourist spots in Caribbean, spares Disney

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Walt Disney World theme parks and Universal Orlando Resort have reopened in Orlando after Hurricane Irma hit Florida, while the Salvador Dali Museum in St. Petersburg planned to reopen Wednesday. But many other destinations in the state and the Caribbean affected by Irma and other storms remain off-limits to visitors, in some cases with extensive damage or power outages that will take days if not weeks to resolve.
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People are sharing photos of what Disney World's parks and hotels look like after Hurricane Irma

People are sharing photos of what Disney World's parks and hotels look like after Hurricane Irma

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Kim Renfro/INSIDER
The INSIDER Summary:
Disney World closed its parks during Hurricane Irma.
Now some parks and attractions are open again, and guests are sharing photos.
The pictures reveal many fallen trees and some lamp posts.
There was no major structural damage to the parks.
For only the fifth time in history, Walt Disney World closed its parks as the category five Hurricane Irma came barreling towards Florida. After two days of closure, the parks began slowly reopening to guests who had been stuck in the resorts .
As people reentered the parks, they began sharing pictures of damages...
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