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IRMA UPDATE: Flash floods, tropical depression and more

CONDITIONS: Tropical storm irma

- IRMA HAS been downgraded to a tropical depression, having moved through Georgia and into Alabama by early Tuesday morning. It is bringing sustained wind speeds of 35mph, down from 50mph earlier on Monday.

- 10 people are dead across the United States, with six confirmed fatalities in Florida, three in Georgia and one in South Carolina as a result of the storm.

- The death toll in the Caribbean hit 37 after the first death on Haiti was confirmed. Unicef have said donations and assistance from the international community will be needed to deal with the unfolding crisis.

- The UK has pledged £32m in aid while the French president, Emmanuel Macron, left on Monday to visit St Martin.

- The scale of damage to the Florida Keys will become clearer by Tuesday 7am, when residents will be allowed back in. Communications were cut off for much of Monday, which restricted the flow of information. A report from the Key West city commissioner said food, water and fuel were running low, and there were unconfirmed reports of fatalities in the area, expected to be hard-hit after Irma made landfall there on Sunday.

- Florida governor, Rick Scott, said he saw “devastation” on the Florida Keys, during a flyover. “I just hope everybody survived,” he said. “It’s horrible, what we saw.”

- Record flash floods swept into Jacksonville out of the St Johns River, while an estimated 13 million people were left without power across the state in Florida.

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