(NEWS 8) — As Irma moves on, residents are returning home to hard-hit areas to take stock of the destruction - and they are sharing it on social media.
From Twitter and Instagram:
To YouTube and Facebook:
People living in Irma's path are giving the world a glimpse into just how destructive she was.
Since Irma has been downgraded to a tropical storm, more and more residents have been documenting the aftermath, which left behind fallen trees, flooded roadways and thousands of damaged structures.
Billionaire Richard Branson shared video Monday taken from his private island in the Bahamas.
His home is hardly recognizable compared to what it looked like before.
Much of the buildings and vegetation on Necker has been destroyed or badly damaged. But British Virgin Islands Hurricane #Irma story is not about Necker - it is about the tens of thousands of people who have lost their homes and their livelihoods.
Together with Hurricane Harvey, it's estimated Irma has caused nearly $300 billion in damage.
Several people lost their lives.
Despite the damage and heartache, many have been sharing how fortunate they feel.
On twitter, Scott Fishman posted a video expressing gratitude:
Others are using social media to encourage people to donate.
And people have also been checking in so their loved ones know they're safe.
A suspected drunk driver was shot by sheriff's deputies after leading them on a pursuit across North County freeways Friday night, the San Diego County Sheriff's Department said.
Fire crews responded to a fully involved building fire in the 7000 block of Amherst Drive in Rolando.
The woman fatally shot at an Oceanside apartment Friday afternoon was identified as a Navy corpsman, and a suspect is in custody.
Warner Bros. brought out all the stops Saturday at Comic-Con with an army of stars, surprises and new footage from films like "Aquaman," ''Shazam!" and even "Wonder Woman 1984," which is only three and a half weeks into production.
Detectives are investigating the circumstances surrounding a man who died Saturday morning on a sidewalk in Old Town.
Fire crews have reached full containment of a wildfire that spread over hilly rural terrain east of Ramona Friday afternoon, officials said.
A strong high pressure ridge will slowly strengthen and expand, putting Southern California underneath it's dome of hot air.
For years, Honor Flight San Diego has fulfilled its mission to fly San Diego’s war heroes to Washington D.C. to visit the memorials dedicated to their service.
Day two of Comic-Con has come and gone, but tens of thousands of people are still hitting the streets of downtown San Diego – pumping thousands of dollars into the local economy.
A 2-year-old girl is in the hospital Friday with serious injuries after she fell from a fourth-floor window at an apartment complex in San Diego's University City neighborhood, police said.