Updated 2pm Monday NZT — Irma has veered off track, further east and inland. It means more of Florida is being hit by severe weather with the centre of the storm tracking directly inland.
Irma remains a Category 2 hurricane. The next big advisory coming out will be at 3pm NZT.
Irma’s more inland route will be helping reduce the strom surge – which has been catastrophic in the Keys further south.
The storm is also speeding up – which is also better news.