Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort and other properties under Hurricane Irma threat

10 September, 2017, 12:39 | Author: Ora Austin
  • Hurricane Irma Is Here, Battering Florida As a Category 4 Storm [UPDATED]

Much of Florida is bracing for Hurricane Irma to make landfall over the weekend, and some of President Donald Trump's properties are also in the Category 4 storm's path.

Public Safety Director Kirk Blouin told the Palm Beach Daily he's not aware of any extra storm protection underway at Mar-a-Lago, and a local reporter who drove by the property told CNN she saw no exterior preparations.

Donald Trump's beachfront resort Mar-a-Lago in Florida is bracing itself for a direct hit from Hurricane Irma.

Even President Trump's cherished Mar-a-Lago Club in Palm Beach may not be immune to Hurricane Irma's 150-mph winds and life-threatening storm surge.

Irma was headed for a direct hit on Florida Sunday, prompting some to estimate it could be the most expensive storm in USA history.

By 2045, according to a risk analysis prepared by Coastal Risk Consulting for the Guardian, the grounds of Mar-a-Lago could be under at least a foot of water for 210 days a year because of increased tidal flooding.

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Several of Trump's properties may be impacted by Hurricane Irma.

Trump's Mar-A-Lago resort has survived through hurricanes before. That's why, during a hurricane, you'll always see me here.

As Hurricane Irma tore through the Caribbean over the past two days, the destruction it left in its wake on several small - and relatively poor - islands was almost total.

"The damage in the Caribbean and beyond is absolutely devastating and we are still assessing the situation at our property in St. Martin".

Trump has not commented on the evacuation of his property, though he has been active in tweeting about Irma.

"We know that the four most solid buildings on the island have been destroyed, which means that more rustic structures have probably been completely or partially destroyed", French Interior Minister Gerard Collomba told AFP.

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