Last week, Hurricane Irma shocked the world by decimating the island nations of the Caribbean. Now that the powerful storm has made landfall in the US and the Bahamas, a terrifying rare phenomenon is occurring that has left residents in absolute disbelief – and it could be the sign of something much worse to come.
Hurricane Irma has reached Florida and the Bahamas, and a rare phenomenon is taking place in both places
Beaches have become ‘dry’ as tropical winds have pulled their ocean tides far away from the shore
This is due to the storm’s low pressure, which acts as a “sucking mechanism” according to weather specialists
Two of Florida’s marine residents recently felt the already-worrying environmental impacts of Irma
One Bahamian forecaster took to Facebook to explain the bizarre sight in greater detail