Barbuda 'barely habitable' after Hurricane Irma

Hurricane Irma, one of the most powerful storms ever recorded, has left a trail of devastation across the Caribbean as it headed west towards the Bahamas and Florida.

    Hurricane Irma, one of the most powerful storms ever recorded, has left a trail of devastation across the Caribbean as it headed west towards the Bahamas and Florida.

    At least nine people have died, and the small island of Barbuda is "barely habitable" after being hit by the storm.

    Al Jazeera's Andy Gallacher reports from San Juan, Puerto Rico.


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