Irma Swiftly Lays Claim to Florida’s Sea of Trees

September 11, 2017 MIAMI — After the wind and rain had passed, and with the Florida sun shining again, Bruce Mawry emerged from his Miami Beach home to find a grisly scene of fallen trunks, scattered fronds and rolling coconuts. It amounted to a palm tree...

Hurricane Irma: Video and Images From Social Media

By THE NEW YORK TIMES September 11, 2017 As Hurricane Irma rolled north on Monday, videos and pictures on social media captured the storm’s powerful effects throughout Florida. Here are pictures from the professional photographers on the...

Florida, No Stranger to Hurricanes, Deals with a Doozy

By AUDRA D. S. BURCH and JESS BIDGOOD September 10, 2017 ORLANDO, Fla. — Bracing for hurricanes is almost a summer tradition here: the steady, clanking sound of wood banged to windows, the endless lines for bottled water and fuel,...

Planes Fill Florida Skies as Hurricane Irma Approaches

The Federal Aviation Administration expected “increased volume” at airports in South Florida as airlines raced to get flights off the ground.