We've been hearing a lot about Hurricane Irma over the last week, with people in Florida and even surrounding states preparing for what was at one point a category 5 hurricane.

But before the storm hit Florida, it hit other islands like the Bahamas, where it actually swept away the sea.

See the shocking images:

Most of us have never seen anything like this, but luckily it seems the water is slowly coming back as the storm continues to move further past the area.

Sending love and hope to those in the storm's path, stay safe out there!

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