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Terrifying video shows wall of water outside Miami shop

  • Bizarre video of a Miami shop shows a wall of water trapping people inside as Hurricane Irma pummeled the city Sunday 
  • The flood waters stack up outside the door several feet high as water trickled in through the cracks underneath the frame 
  • Almost four million people are without power in Florida due to the hurricane that is now a Category 2 storm

This astonishing footage shows a Miami store surrounded by a wall of water in the wake of Hurricane Irma. 

The video of the unidentified shop that appears to sell jewelry shows the water is several feet high over the doors and windows.

This makes it impossible to escape without letting in a massive flood like opening up a dam.

Reporter Josh Benson with WFLA tweeted the video writing: ‘Store owners in #Miami watch as their store is surrounded by a wall of water. What a terrible and uneasy feeling. #HurricaneIrma #Irma.’

The store appeared to sell jewlery

People trapped unside the unidentified Miami store saw the water rise almost to the door handle as Irma hit on Sunday

The surreal video shows debris floating in the water and was shot on Sunday afternoon. The store also appears to be flooded by an inch or two 

More than three million people are without power in Florida due to the hurricane that is now a Category 2 storm.

The National Hurricane Center said Irma’s winds were at 110 mph, just below major hurricane status, as the center of the still dangerous and wide storm moved farther inland late Sunday.

Parts of downtown Miami were left underwater by the storm surge and 110mph winds produced by Hurricane Irma 

Parts of downtown Miami were left underwater by the storm surge and 110mph winds produced by Hurricane Irma 

A local resident walks across a flooded street in downtown Miami on Sunday as Hurricane Irma arrived in full force 

A local resident walks across a flooded street in downtown Miami on Sunday as Hurricane Irma arrived in full force 

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