Florida: About 4.4 million customers - which includes homes, organizations and businesses - are without power across the state, authorities said.
Twelve Irma-related fatalities were confirmed by Florida emergency management officials on Tuesday, while authorities in Georgia and SC each reported three deaths from the storm and its immediate aftermath.
Some Floridians say they have no choice but to begin their trip home now. Without electricity, the combination of heat and humidity, combined with residents who require electricity for medical care, is making life hard for Florida residents, especially the elderly. Florida Hospital, a health provider in the state, announced its plans to reopen many of its facilities that were impacted by Irma on Tuesday or Wednesday.
Hollywood Police Chief Tom Sanchez said investigators believe the five deaths at the Rehabilitation Center at Hollywood Hills were heat-related, and added: "The building has been sealed off and we are conducting a criminal investigation". They've been unable to return because of blocked roads and safety checks on bridges.
Still, Governor Scott predicted that recovery could take a long time in many areas.
Federal officials are urging residents to remain patient.
Hurricane Irma a tough blow to Florida agriculture
The orange crop was worth over $886 million, according to USDA figures, while the grapefruit crop was worth almost $110 million. Another crop hard hit by Irma was Florida's sugar cane, which had a value past year of $561 million, according to the U.S.
Georgia Power reported 870,000 customers without electricity Tuesday morning, which is roughly half of their residential customer base.
Any disaster that wipes out electrical service hits especially hard in the South, where tens of millions of Americans rely on the cocoon of comfort provided by air conditioning.
In Jacksonville, near the Georgia border, Irma left record flooding in its wake.
"The thing to watch is whether small insurance companies are going be able to survive massive amount of claims that we expect with hurricane Irma", Dan Weber, Association of Mature American Citizens CEO and a former Florida state insurance specialist for 30 years, said. Although Puerto Rico did not take a direct hit from Irma, thousands of residents are still without power on the island.
Johnson will visit the British Virgin Islands and Anguilla, where Britain has sent almost 1,000 military personnel to help both with security, and what he described as an "unprecedented" relief effort.
For Trump and Vice President Mike Pence, the visit Thursday to Naples and Fort Myers on Florida's southwestern coast offered the chance to see how people were coping and how the Federal Emergency Management Agency has responded. And in many cities, large numbers of filling stations don't have power, according to the GasBuddy figures. During power outages, residents will sometimes run their generators inside their homes or garages. Fumes from a portable gas generator appeared to have been running inside the house, and the individuals were overcome by fumes. "But seeing a lot of people die and a lot of damage, the magnitude of that storm, I guess people figured, better safe than sorry", he shrugged, as he waited in his truck to get back onto the barrier island where he lived. Alabama: More than 7,000 customers are without electricity, Alabama Power said.
"With operations at the ports getting back to normal, "it seems like the bigger hurdles in returning the state to a state of normalcy will be road conditions and power restoration", analysts at fuel marketer TAC Energy wrote in a client note". But he warns people who evacuated to stay away. Nonetheless, FPL stated it has the largest restoration workforce in us history responding to the electric power outages. "The company expects power to be restored to western Florida - more heavily damaged by the storm - by September 22".
The airport for Fort Lauderdale, Florida, has re-opened Tuesday morning after closing as Hurricane Irma pounded the state. The two nuclear plants have a strong record of weathering intense storms.
With a 3.25 day lifetime as a Category 5, Irma tied an unnamed 1932 Cuba hurricane for the longest lifetime as a Category 5.
A building called the Bridge is owned by developer Forest City Ratner and will house university programs and commercial tenants. If they want privacy for a meeting they can fix to a huddle room. "You're going to be in an open floor plan'".
Before he died in hospital, Mr Khan had given his statement to the police, in which he had named six men. Police have not been able to arrest any of the six men named by Khan in his dying declaration .
We all have our hard times, but as a mother you also have a responsibility first and foremost towards the kids, ' she explained. Her initial interest in Cambodia came when she arrived - in a much earlier life - to make "Lara Croft: Tomb Raider" in 2000.
He's bold and I do agree with the message". "Now I'm like...", she said, putting on a jokingly horrified expression. I didn't even want the script in my house and then I realized that's why he's a genius.
In August 2016, Moore , who divorced musician Ryan Adams after six years of marriage, raved about her beau to In Touch Weekly . Meanwhile, Huertas, who is seen as Moore's husband in the TV show, said, " Taylor is an fantastic guy".
Hurricane force winds extend out 25 miles and tropical storm force winds go out 140 miles from the center of the storm. Jose is moving toward the northwest near 16 mph and this general motion is expected to continue over the next 24 hours.
The Indian smartphone manufacturer Micromax sub brand Yu Mobile has launched the new midrange smartphone in the country today. Connectivity options in the smartphone include 4G LTE, VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.1, GPS, and micro USB port.
Jassem al-Khalidi, a senior health official, told the TV channel that more than 87 people had sustained injuries in the attacks. Numerous dead are suspected to include Iranian pilgrims and security forces personnel.
Rodong Sinmun, the official newspaper of North Korea's Workers' Party, published the photo on Thursday's front page. Visitors walk by the map of two Koreas at the Imjingak Pavilion in Paju, South Korea, Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2017.
Michael Bennett Says He Was 'Terrified' During Police Encounter
ABC News also interviewed Bennett , who said that he was absolutely terrified during the 10 minutes that he was in police custody. After the fight, Bennett says he headed back to his hotel when he heard what he thought were gunshots and saw people running.
Control tower from Idaho helping Irma recovery effort
The storm killed at least 38 people across the northern Caribbean, including 10 in Cuba and 15 on the island shared by French St. Branson, who has lived in the British Virgin Islands for the past 11 years, weathered Irma on Necker, his private island.
DACA Repeal: Unpatriotic, Anti-life and Non-Christian
Obama's intent was right, but his approach or process was unconstitutional and we know why he resorted to executive action. Fact No.1: While many Americans sympathize with the Dreamers' plight, they are illegal aliens in the eyes of the law.
High Court stays TN floor test till September 20
In other major decisions, the General Council altered the party's organisational structure to a collective leadership structure. This comes as a setback for TTV Dhinakaran who was hell-bent on throwing Palaniswami out of the government.