New aerial images show Florida Keys left in ruin after Irma

Hurricane Irma wreaked havoc on most southernmost U.S. areas this past weekend and earlier this week, leaving homes destroyed and a reported 16 million people without power.

From eight dead in a Florida nursing home to at least 31 dead across Georgia, Florida and South Carolina, the aftermath stories out of the historic storm have been chilling and endless. Where the Florida Keys was one of the areas hit hardest by Irma, the breathtaking images of the aftermath are almost too startling to believe.

Click through to see the devastating images of Irma's crippling impact on the Florida Keys:

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Aerial photos of Irma's damage in the Florida Keys
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Aerial photos of Irma's damage in the Florida Keys
A destroyed marina is pictured in an aerial photo in the Keys in Marathon, Florida, U.S., September 13, 2017. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri
A sunken boat is pictured in an aerial photo in the Keys in Marathon, Florida, U.S., September 13, 2017. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri
A destroyed trailer park is pictured in an aerial photo in the Keys in Marathon, Florida, U.S., September 13, 2017. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri
A bridge with boats washed up under it are pictured in an aerial photo in the Keys in Marathon, Florida, U.S., September 13, 2017. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri
Boats are pictured washed ashore in an aerial photo in the Keys in Marathoni, Florida, U.S., September 13, 2017. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri
A destroyed trailer park is pictured in an aerial photo in the Keys in Marathon, Florida, U.S., September 13, 2017. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri
A destroyed marina is pictured in an aerial photo in the Keys in Marathon, Florida, U.S., September 13, 2017. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri
A destroyed trailer park is pictured in an aerial photo in the Keys in Marathon, Florida, U.S., September 13, 2017. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri
A destroyed marina is pictured in an aerial photo in the Keys in Marathon, Florida, U.S., September 13, 2017. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri
A destroyed marina is pictured in an aerial photo in the Keys in Marathon, Florida, U.S., September 13, 2017. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri
Boats lined up in a canal for protection are pictured in an aerial photo in the Keys in Marathon, Florida, U.S., September 13, 2017. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri
A destroyed trailer park is pictured in an aerial photo in the Keys in Marathon, Florida, U.S., September 13, 2017. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri
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