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'Window closing' for Americans to escape Hurricane Irma's fury

The Category 4 storm, packing winds of 240 kmh, is expected to make landfall in south Florida late on Saturday

Near-empty shelves at a WalMart store in Port St Lucie, Florida, on Sept 7.


TIME is running out for people living in Florida and coastal areas of the south-eastern United States to escape the wrath of Hurricane Irma as it barrels towards Miami, officials said Friday.

Irma, now a Category 4 hurricane packing winds...