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21 Photos From Cuba That Show How Devastating Hurricane Irma Really Is

21 Photos From Cuba That Show How Devastating Hurricane Irma Really Is

The storm is heading toward Florida next.

Posted on September 9, 2017, at 7:45 p.m. ET

Residents return home in a town east of Havana.
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Residents return home in a town east of Havana.

Downed wires and telephone poles line the streets.
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Downed wires and telephone poles line the streets.


A street is blocked by downed telephone poles and debris.
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A street is blocked by downed telephone poles and debris.

A wave slams into the Cuban coast.
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A wave slams into the Cuban coast.

Cubans survey a collapsed building in Havana.
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Cubans survey a collapsed building in Havana.

A completely flooded street.
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A completely flooded street.

A man with a bucket stands in floodwaters.
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A man with a bucket stands in floodwaters.

Waves crash into Havana ahead of the hurricane.
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Waves crash into Havana ahead of the hurricane.

Flooding in Caibarien, Cuba.
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Flooding in Caibarien, Cuba.

Downed signs, trees, and floodwater.
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Downed signs, trees, and floodwater.

A palm tree cracks in half amid Irma's ferocious winds.
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A palm tree cracks in half amid Irma's ferocious winds.

A big fallen tree blocks a road.
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A big fallen tree blocks a road.

Debris from roofs blown off by the hurricane sits in the street.
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Debris from roofs blown off by the hurricane sits in the street.

A woman and child walk through the storm's winds.
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A woman and child walk through the storm's winds.

Havana's Malecón is pummeled by waves.
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Havana's Malecón is pummeled by waves.

A man tries to shield himself from the rain.
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A man tries to shield himself from the rain.


A dog wanders through the debris.
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A dog wanders through the debris.

A severely damaged building.
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A severely damaged building.

Residents wade through ankle-deep water in Caibarien, Cuba.
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Residents wade through ankle-deep water in Caibarien, Cuba.

A woman clears downed branches following the storm.
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A woman clears downed branches following the storm.

Residents walk their bikes through the debris.
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Residents walk their bikes through the debris.

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