Irma put the wind up

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I was in Mi­ami when Hur­ri­cane Irma hit and it was truly ter­ri­fy­ing. Every half hour we were get­ting text alerts telling us to evac­u­ate. But we couldn’t get out be­cause the roads were full of cars, bumper to bumper all the way to Or­lando.

If you went to the su­per­mar­ket you couldn’t get wa­ter and ev­ery­thing was sold out. You had to be there to un­der­stand the panic – you couldn’t get away from it. If the power went you had nowhere to charge your phone and you felt com­pletely dis­con­nected from the world.

Luck­ily my house didn’t suf­fer any dam­age and Aer Lin­gus man­aged to get me on a flight out of there. But I am truly dev­as­tated for all the peo­ple in Florida and the Caribbean who have lost ev­ery­thing.

It is a dis­as­ter of the worst kind.

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