100 inmates have escaped after prison was destroyed by Hurricane Irma

100 inmates have escaped after prison was destroyed by Hurricane Irma

100 inmates have escaped after prison was destroyed by Hurricane Irma

British Virgin Islands was hit hard by Hurricane Irma.

Images captured by NASA's Operational Land Imager (OLI) on the Landsat 8 satellite show Irma's impact on the British and U.S. Virgin Islands.

Ragnath's family members were not with him when disaster struck.

The hurricane passed over the British territories of Anguilla, Montserrat and the British Virgin Islands on Wednesday night, and the United Kingdom islands of Turks and Caicos on Thursday evening. They include Anguilla, St. Martin, Antigua and Barbuda, and St Kitts and Nevis.

He will be visiting the British Virgin Islands later today.

Several British soldiers were deployed to these Caribbean islands to provide security after the large group of prisoners has escaped from a prison during Hurricane Irma.


Boris Johnson has pledged to be there "in the long term" for British people whose Caribbean homes were ripped apart by Hurricane Irma.

Then RFA Mounts Bay went to help the British Virgin Islands.

Sam wrote: "Glad to say that all humans on Necker are OK although a lot of buildings destroyed".

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Mr Johnson said, in addition to the £32 million already set aside following the disaster, the Government would be matching public donations to the Red Cross appeal.

The Foreign Secretary also announced that the British military presence is "really ratcheting up" in the Caribbean, as more troops being sent to help communities devastated by Hurricane Irma.

After chairing a Cobra meeting on Hurricane Irma on Monday 11 September, Johnson said that those affected by the hurricane remain "utmost in our thoughts and we are continuing to sending more police". The contrast before and after the storm is stark, NASA's Earth Observatory reveals.

Irma, now a category 2 storm, hit Georgia and SC with winds that peaked at 50 miles per hour, but higher gusts were reported by South Carolina's Emergency Management Division. French President Emmanuel Macron is due to visit St. Martin on Tuesday.

At least 37 people were killed in the Caribbean, with 12 dead in Florida, four killed in SC and two in Georgia.

Brushing aside critics, the Foreign Secretary said there had been an "unprecedented" relief effort from the United Kingdom and that he had "no doubt" Britain would meet the challenges ahead.

Mr Johnson is expected to visit these British territories in the coming days.

"But with the United Kingdom response to Irma drawing wide criticism, Theresa May is still to announce whether she or Boris Johnson will visit those most affected, look them in the eye and put their concerns at the centre of her Government's response plan".

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