Irma: Four killed by hurricane in British Virgin Islands, officials say

Four people have been killed by Hurricane Irma in the British Virgin Islands, officials have said. The Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency confirmed the deaths in a statement on Friday but gave no further details. The British government has been coordinating relief efforts to the cluster of islands near Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands.

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Irma: Four killed by hurricane in British Virgin Islands, officials say

Jose upgraded to Category 4 hurricane as it heads to islands already destroyed by Irma

Hurricane Jose has been upgraded as it pushes towards Caribbean islands already destroyed by Irma. The National Hurricane Centre said that its planes had found Jose is now a Category 4 hurricane, with speeds of up to 150 miles per hour. Hurricane categories go up to 5, but it is possible that Jose will be further upgraded before it makes landfall.

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Jose upgraded to Category 4