Hurricane Irma, a category 5 hurricane with maximum sustained winds of nearly 295 km/h and higher gusts hit Antigua and Barbuda on 6 September 2017.
The islands of Antigua and Barbuda,St. Barthélemy, St Martin/Sint Maarten and the British Virgin Islands remain the most affected.
Barbuda sustained extensive damage and the population has been evacuated to Antigua.
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