An enthusiastic reporter on the Caribbean island of Antigua has given an exuberant description of Hurricane Irma as winds and heavy rain whipped around him.
Steve Freeland was reporting for ABS TV as the storm hit, saying "It's crazy, it's crazy".
"She's ready, Irma is on her way," he said.
"In the next update we should be feeling the full wrath of Hurricane Irma... I'm good."