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Hurricane Irma could have been called a "Category 6" storm because its wind speeds were so high, even though that's not an official classification.
The US has seen plenty of catastrophic and costly storms during hurricane season in the Atlantic Ocean, which lasts from June through November. Single events have caused billions of dollars in damage.
In a month, three hurricanes have ravaged the Caribbean and the US Gulf Coast. After Maria devastated Puerto Rico, officials are now pleading for supplies.
A sinkhole swallowed part of a Florida house that survived Hurricane Irma — and it’s not as rare as you’d think
A sinkhole swallowed part of home in Apopka, Florida. It's not known if the sinkhole was related to Hurricane Irma, but flooding can accelerate the phenomenon.
Bacteria from sewage isn't the biggest health threat facing Floridians after Hurricane Irma. A microbe called Vibrio poses more serious risks.
Incredible satellite photos show Florida and the Caribbean before and after Irma battered the regions
Residents in affected areas, like Florida's Key West and the Caribbean's St. Martin, are now beginning to start the recovery process from Hurricane Irma.
Charity Navigator, a nonprofit that independently rates charities, says these are some of the best charities to give to for Hurricane Irma aid.
The National Hurricane Center has said Irma is one of the most powerful Atlantic hurricanes recorded. The tropical storm is heading up the US through Georgia.
The Washington Post created a handy graphic to help visualise the size of the historic hurricane.
Storm surge from Hurricane Irma flooded the streets of Miami on Sunday.