Hurricane Irma will trigger tornadoes when her destructive 235mph winds hit mainland USA, weather experts feared today. The record-breaking, mega-tornado, which has already claimed at least 10 lives and left a trail of destruction across the Caribbean, is due to hit Florida, probably around Miami, on Sunday. The hurricane’s sustained 185mph, which have gusted up to 235mph, will have dropped slightly to

around 110mph – still a terrifying wind speed capable of levelling buildings and sending cars and boats spinning into the air. Irma is then expected to barrel up the eastern seaboard – but now many weather experts say the mega-weather system will trigger inland tornadoes as she moves upwards towards cities like Savannah on the Georgia / South Carolina border. READ MORE