22 Photos That Show Just How Bad Hurricane Irma Really Is

#1

People pick up debris as Hurricane Irma howls past in Fajardo, Puerto Rico, on Wednesday.

People pick up debris as Hurricane Irma howls past in Fajardo, Puerto Rico, on Wednesday.
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#2

Smoke rises from a fire amid debris and damaged buildings in Marigot, near the Bay of Nettle, on the French island of Saint Martin on Wednesday.

Smoke rises from a fire amid debris and damaged buildings in Marigot, near the Bay of Nettle, on the French island of Saint Martin on Wednesday.
Lionel Chamoiseau / AFP / Getty Images

#3

Cars are left piled on top of one another at the Hotel Mercure in Marigot, Saint Martin.

Cars are left piled on top of one another at the Hotel Mercure in Marigot, Saint Martin.
Lionel Chamoiseau / AFP / Getty Images

#4

A car is left turned onto its side from hurricane winds in Marigot, Saint Martin, on Wednesday.

A car is left turned onto its side from hurricane winds in Marigot, Saint Martin, on Wednesday.
Lionel Chamoiseau / AFP / Getty Images

#5

The Hotel Mercure in Marigot, Saint Martin, is left in ruins following an impact from Hurricane Irma.

The Hotel Mercure in Marigot, Saint Martin, is left in ruins following an impact from Hurricane Irma.
Lionel Chamoiseau / AFP / Getty Images

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