Authorities survey the damage as cities, resorts and farmland are devastated, and residents of the capital brace for prolonged flooding

Hurricane Irma ripped roofs off houses and flooded hundreds of kilometres of coastline as it raked Cuba’s northern coast after devastating islands the length of the Caribbean.

As Irma left Cuba late on Saturday and directed its 195kmh winds towards Florida, authorities on the island were assessing the damage. They warned of staggering damage to keys off the northern coast studded with all-inclusive resorts and cities, as well as farmland in central Cuba.

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