WOW! Aerial Footage Shows Mass Destruction in Sint Maarten After Hurricane Irma (VIDEO)

This is heartbreaking. Sint Maarten, the dutch side of the Caribbean island, is devastated by Hurricane Irma. Take a look at this stunning aerial footage shot by the Dutch Ministry of Defense

BNO reports:

Aerial footage released by the Dutch Ministry of Defense shows some of the devastation caused by Hurricane Irma in Sint Maarten, which encompasses the southern part of the island of Saint Martin and is part of the Kingdom of the Netherlands.

Hurricane Irma has left Barbuda and Antigua devastated. Prime Minister Gaston Browne of Antigua and Barbuda revealed to ABS TV/Radio Antigua that “Barbuda is literally rubble.” reports:

In what is being described as a ‘storm for the ages’, or Donald Trump’s grande distraction, Hurricane Irma burnt through the island of Barbuda today, leveling most of the country. According to its Prime Minister, 95% of the buildings in the country have been damaged or destroyed. The damage was so extensive and ‘unprecedented’, he said the island is now ‘barely habitable.’

“Barbuda is literally rubble,” Prime Minister Gaston Browne of Antigua and Barbuda told an interviewer with ABS TV/Radio Antigua.

“The entire housing stock was damaged,” Browne said after visiting the island. “It is just a total devastation.”

Hurricane Irma is listed as a level 4 hurricane with wind speeds up to 185 miles per hour. Irma is moving toward the west-northwest at 26 km/hour.

This is the strongest hurricane ever recorded.

Hurricane Irma is a category 5 super storm.

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