Watch live: Hurricane Irma batters Caribbean

Live videos show residents weathering Hurricane Irma

SAN ANTONIO – Hurricane Irma has entered the Caribbean and has started battering residents of some of the islands with winds up to 185 mph.

Residents of the Caribbean have been posting videos of Hurricane Irma to Facebook.

The Facebook Live feature allows viewers to see what people are posting on social media in real time.

To see the Facebook Live feeds on a world map, click here. 

Damage has already been reported in the Eastern Caribbean thanks to Irma’s severe winds and rain.

Hurricane Irma has been declared a Category 5 hurricane; what does that mean? 

Texas has recently experienced severe weather with Hurricane Harvey. 

For information on what to do after you've been through a natural disaster click here.

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Mary Claire Patton has been a journalist with KSAT 12 since 2015. She has reported on several high-profile stories during her career at KSAT and specializes in trending news and things to do around Texas and San Antonio.