Hurricane Irma has been upgraded to a powerful category five storm as warnings have been issued for several Caribbean islands.
The hurricane had sustained winds of up to 280km/h. Irma is projected to hit the islands, causing storm surges, life-threatening winds and torrential rain.
The present map shows the damage grade assessment in the area of Grand Case (Saint Martin, FR.).
The thematic layer has been derived from post-event satellite image by means of visual interpretation.
The estimated geometric accuracy is 5 m CE90 or better, from native positional accuracy of the background satellite image.