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Residents still assessing damage in wake of Hurricane Irma

Although the storm system has dissipated and is no longer a threat to Florida, Villagers are assessing the damage left in the wake of Hurricane Irma.

Multiple roads, golf courses and golf cart tunnels are still flooded with water as of Tuesday across The Villages. Some Villagers have reported having streets flooded with as deep as 6 inches of rainfall.

Businesses are slowly reopening, and lines at gas stations are lengthy.

Villages-News.com readers have been submitting photos of their neighborhoods and homes; check them out below.

Do you have any photos of the impact Hurricane Irma had on your home or neighborhood? Please share them with us at www.villages-news.com/contact-us or via email at [email protected].

 

Golf carts wade into the water that has flooded a tunnel in The Villages
Golf carts wade into the water that has flooded a tunnel in The Villages.

Golf Cart tunnel B22 still flooded
Golf Cart tunnel B22 is still flooded.

Turtle Mound golf course hole #4 flooded
Turtle Mound golf course hole #4 is flooded.

Debris at Lake Sumter Landing
Debris at Lake Sumter Landing.

Rising water covers Glenview Driving Range
Rising water covers Glenview Driving Range.

Flooding at Hawkes Bay Golf Course
Flooding at Hawkes Bay Golf Course.

Downed tree on Paradise Lane in Orange Blossom Hills
Downed tree on Paradise Lane in Orange Blossom Hills.

Tree on house on Paradise Lane
Downed tree on a house on Paradise Lane.

Downed tree near La Hacienda
Downed tree near La Hacienda.

Flooding in the Historic Section
Flooding in the Historic Side of The Villages.

Roof shingles torn from home in Village of Lake Deaton
Roof shingles torn from home in Village of Lake Deaton.

High water levels at pond in Pine Ridge
High water levels at a pond in Pine Ridge.

Tree downed on top of fence in Ocala neighborhood
Tree downed on top of a fence in an Ocala neighborhood.

Tree on top of home at 156th Place in Summerfield
Tree on top of a home at 156th Place in Summerfield.

unken boat at Lake Sumter Landing
Sunken boat at Lake Sumter Landing.

Downed tree in Summerfield
Downed tree in Summerfield.

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