These 6 Drone Videos From Hurricane Irma Are Simply Unbelievable

Hurricane Irma was one of the strongest storms to hit American shores in recorded history, and the devastation it brought to Florida is absolutely heartbreaking. These videos have captured the deadly power of the hurricane as it swept across the state and reveal some truly unbelievable sights from the heart of the storm.

1. This chilling footage from BCN News shows how Miami transformed into a ghost town in the hour before Hurricane Irma made landfall in Florida.

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2. In this video by Mashable, you can see how the hurricane literally sucked the ocean away from the shore and exposed huge portions of land that are normally underwater.

3. Vice News rode along with elite helicopter pilots to capture mind-blowing footage from inside of Hurricane Irma.

4. This drone video from CBS News shows the aftermath of the storm in Naples, Florida.

5. BBC News captured this footage of looters swarming a shop damaged by Hurricane Irma before realizing that they have been caught on camera.

6. In this video from The Washington Post, you can see areas in Miami before and after the deadly storm.

 

The full impact of this monster storm on the state of Florida is just beginning to be felt. Click here to donate to the Hurricane Irma disaster relief fund.