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الملايين من السكان ينزلون الشوارع، حاملة الطائرات، وسفينة هجوم برمائية للمساعدة، مشاهد التقطتها عدسات كاميرات المصورين، والتي تظهر بدء عملية التنظيف الضخمة للأضرار التي ألحقها إعصار «إيرما» بولاية فلوريدا الأمريكية، وسط تحذيرات من أن 10 آلاف شخص قد يضطر إلى ترك منازلهم للأبد.

ووفقا لصحيفة «نيويورك تايمز» الأمريكية، فإن عاصفة إعصار «إيرما» الاستوائية، بدأت تضعف باقترابها في اتجاه شمالي فلوريدا وجورجيا.

الصحيفة الأمريكية ذكرت أنه حوالي 12.5 مليون نسمة أصبحوا دون كهرباء، وسط ارتفاع في درجات الحرارة يتعدى 35 درجة مئوية، الأمر الذي يمكن أن يستغرق أسابيع قبل أن يتم تصليحه.

وتتوقع الصحيفة أن درجات حرارة المرتفعة في الأيام المقبلة يمكن أن تعوق جهود إعادة البناء في فلوريدا، وسيضاف إلى ذلك عدم وجود تكييفات للهواء.

وخرج الملايين من أهل فلوريدا من كل أنحاء الولاية لتنظيف الأضرار التي لحقت بالإعصار «إيرما»، في الوقت الذي وصلت فيه حاملة الطائرات «إبراهام لنكولن» وصلت إلى «فلوريدا كيز»، في الطرف الجنوبي من شبه جزيرة فلوريدا بين خليج المكسيك والمحيط الأطلسي، حيث تقطعت السبل بحوالي 10 آلاف شخص أصبحوا لاجئين.

كما أرسلت البحرية الأمريكية سفينتي «يو أس إيه جيما» و«يو أس أس نيويورك» للمساعدة في جهود البحث والإنقاذ، وتحلق طائرات الهليكوبتر فوق المنطقة لمسح الضرر.

ولقي 11 شخصا على الأقل مصرعهم في كل من فلوريدا وجورجيا وكارولينا الجنوبية نتيجة إعصار «إيرما». واجتاحت العاصفة الطرق والرافعات المغطاة وابتعلت الشوارع ودمرت الأسطح والمنازل. وأخطر ما يقرب من 7 ملايين شخص بمغادرة منازلهم في أوامر إجلاء إلزامية أو طوعية.

An electric wheelchair is left abandoned on a street ravaged by floodwaters in Bonita Springs, Florida, on Monday

An electric wheelchair is left abandoned on a street ravaged by floodwaters in Bonita Springs, Florida, on Monday

A child sweeps away mud at his family's flooded gas station in the heavily damaged town of Everglades City, Florida, on Monday, the day after Hurricane Irma swept through the area

Two men evaluate a boat that went ashore during the passing of Hurricane Irma in Key Biscayne, Florida, while another man watches on Monday

Damaged sail boats are shown pushed up to shore and knocked sideways in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma in the Florida Keys

Overturned trailer homes are shown in a neighborhood in the Florida Keys left almost ocompletely wiped out by Hurricane Irma

In the Florida Keys, houses near the coast were left damaged by Hurricane Irma, including the one on the far left, which appears to have had its entire porch collapse

Rows of damaged houses are shown in the Florida Keys after Hurricane Irma ravaged the region over the weekend

Trees were ripped from the ground, and boats were knocked into one another near the damaged houses in the Florida Keys during Hurricane Irma

Houses on the show in the Florida Keys appeared to be knocked off their foundation and into the water in parts of the Florida Keys during Hurricane Irma. The homes are pictured above on Monday

Dozens of boats were were blown into a marsh, while others sank, near Langs Marina in St Marys, Georgia, after Hurricane Irma hit the town

A firefighter from St Johns County Fire Rescue views a collapsed coastal house after Hurricane Irma passed the area in Vilano Beach, Florida, on Monday

Justin Hand navigates storm surge flood waters from Hurricane Irma along the St Johns River in Jacksonville, Florida, on Monday

A vehicle is inundated by storm surge flood waters from Hurricane Irma along the St Johns River in Jacksonville, Florida, on Monday

Paulino Ortiz, 46, and his son carry a barrel of belongings from their house through floodwater from Hurricane Irma in Bonita Springs, Florida, on Monday

People explore storm surge flood waters from Hurricane Irma along the St. Johns River at Memorial Park in Jacksonville, Florida, on Monday

A woman rolls up her jeans and walks barefoot through floodwaters in Jacksonville, Florida, after heavy rain and storms hit the region

Two women and three children walk through a rare dry spot in Jacksonville Florida, after the region was flooded by Hurricane Irma

People wait in line at Versailles restaurant as many areas of Miami still without electricity after Hurricane Irma strikes Florida, in Little Havana, Miami, on MOnday

A police car is seen by a damaged boat in the darkness as many areas of Miami still without electricity after Hurricane Irma strikes Florida, in Miami, on Monday

A boat is seen swept up from the water onto land in Coconut Grove, a neighborhood in Miami, on Monday, after Hurricane Irma passed through the area

It is unclear how close the boat pictured above was to a body of water. It was swept up from the water on to land in the Coconut Grove neighborhood of Miami

A fallen tree blocks two lanes of US Route 1, one of the busiest thoroughfares in Miami after Hurricane Irma passed through the area

Two boats are seen swept up from the water onto land in Coconut Grove, a neighborhood in Miami, following Hurricane Irma

This image released by the Monroe County Board of County Commissioners shows debris along the Overseas Highway in the Florida Keys

A tree is pictured uprooted in front of a hotel in Key Largo, Florida, on Monday. Irma made landfall as a Category 4 storm twice in the United States on Sunday after tearing a path across islands in the Caribbean Sea

Debris from Hurricane Irma lays on the side of the Overseas Highway in Islamorda in the Florida Keys on Monday

A sailboat crashes on the shore near Mallory Square as Hurricane Irma moves into the Florida Straits on Key West on Sunday

A damaged boat is shown in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma, Monday, in the Florida Keys, a region left horrifically damaged by the storm

The Navy has sent an aircraft carrier and two amphibious assault ships to Florida in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma. Pictured above, the USS Iwo Jima

The Navy has dispatched the USS Iwo Jima, USS New York and the aircraft carrier Abraham Lincoln (pictured) to help with search and rescue efforts

Temperatures in the region could be dangerous for those left without power or air conditioning, as they are expected to soar in coming days. Pictured above, the USS New York

A movile home's roof was ripped off and thrown across the home's lawn on Luttich Lane in Estero, Florida, during Hurricane Irma

A man stands in the floodwater caused by Hurricane Irma and watches the traffic in downtown Bonita Springs, Florida, on Monday

Richard Norwak wades through the water as he tries to check on his house a day after hurricane Irma made landfall in the Holiday Manor area of Naples, Florida, on Monday

Residents carry their belongings through floodwaters caused by Hurricane Irma in Bonita Springs, Florida, on Monday

Motorists at a rest stop off of I-4 share fuel and supplies in an attempt to get back to the cities of Tampa and Clearwater on Monday

People walk through floodwaters caused by Hurricane Irma in Bonita Springs, Florida, on Monday

Miami Beach Police rescue sunken boats after the passing of Hurricane Irma in Miami Beach, Florida, on Monday

A dog walks through a flooded street in a rural part of Naples, Florida, on Monday, the day after Hurricane Irma swept through the area

People explore storm surge flood waters from Hurricane Irma along the St. Johns River at Memorial Park in Jacksonville, Florida, on Monday

People play in storm surge flood waters from Hurricane Irma along the St. Johns River at Memorial Park in Jacksonville, Florida, on Monday

Millions of Florida residents were without power and extensive damage was reported in the Florida Keys but most of the Sunshine State appeared to have dodged forecasts of catastrophic damage from Hurricane Irma. People are pictured above in Naples, Florida

A man shouts to a friend while playing in storm surge flood waters from Hurricane Irma along the St. Johns River at Memorial Park in Jacksonville on Monday. Flooding in downtown Jacksonville along the river topped a record set during Hurricane Dora in 1965

Marie Powell surveys damage to her property at a mobile home park after Hurricane Irma in Naples, Florida, U.S. September 11, 2017

Tommy Nevitt carries Miranda Abbott, 6, through floodwater caused by Hurricane Irma on the west side of Jacksonville, Florida on Monday

Debris from destroyed mobile sit in the Naples Estates mobile home park in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma in Naples, Florida Monday, September 11, 2017

Kelly McClenthen returns to see the flood damage to her home with her boyfriend Daniel Harrison in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma in Bonita Springs, Fla., Monday, Sept. 11, 2017

Wrecked boats that have come ashore are pictured in Coconut Grove following Hurricane Irma in Miami, Florida, U.S., September 11, 2017

The Sunrise Motel remains flooded after Hurricane Irma hit the area on September 11, 2017 in East Naples, Florida

Water rises in a neighborhood after Hurricane Irma brought floodwaters to Jacksonville, Florida Monday, September 11, 2017

Floodwaters surround a marina in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma on Monday in Key Largo, Florida

A van remains in a sinkhole on Monday in Winter Springs, Florida after Hurricane Irma passed through the state

People walk around branches and trees that were downed when hurricane Irma passed through Miami, Florida on Monday

A man walks by damage from Hurricane Irma at Sundance Marine in Palm Shores, Florida, Monday, September 11, 2017

Boats sit on the bottom in the north Florida panhandle community of Shell Point Beach as Hurricane Irma pulls the water out September 11, 2017 in Crawfordville, Florida

Downed power lines are seen in Bonita Springs, Florida, northeast of Naples, on September 11, 2017 after Hurricane Irma hit Florida

The roof of a gas station is shown damaged by Hurricane Irma winds on September 11, 2017 in Bonita Springs, Florida

A gas station is shown damaged by Hurricane Irma winds on September 11, 2017 in Bonita Springs, Florida

Pedestrians try to walk as waves crash at The Battery as Tropical Storm Irma hits Charleston, South Carolina on Monday

A man walks through a flooded street in a rural area the morning after Hurricane Irma swept through the area on September 11, 2017 in Naples, Florida

People wade through a flooded neighborhood in Bonita Springs, Florida, northeast of Naples, on September 11, 2017, after Hurricane Irma hit Florida

Kelly McClenthen walks through her flooded neighborhood, as she returns to see the damage to her home in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma in Bonita Springs, Florida on Monday