Theme park operators regroup following Irma's landfall

FORECAST High clouds move in late Sunday ahead of Irma

Their images are a rare look behind the scenes when weather threatens the Happiest Place on Earth.

Disney World in Orlando, Florida is following Hurricane Irma that ripped through the state this weekend and continues to make her way into the US.

Much of central Florida, including the Disney World area, suffered significant damage as Irma blew through Sunday night and into Monday morning.

All Disney Resorts will begin normal operation September 12, 2017 with the exception of Disney's Fort Wilderness Campground and Disney's Saratoga Springs Treehouse Villas.

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At the same time, Irma strengthened back into a Category 5 storm Friday night, after weakening to a Category 4 earlier in the day. Texas and Louisiana are still reeling from the flooding and destruction left by Hurricane Harvey at the end of August.

The city of Orlando is under curfew until 6 p.m. Monday, reported CNN. "We are hard at work inside our parks and we can confirm an on-time opening for Tuesday, Sept 12 at 9 am for Universal Studios, Universal's Islands of Adventure and Universal's Volcano Bay".

Our destination saw relatively minor damage overnight involving fences, trees, signage and building facades.

The theme parks are important economic drivers for Orlando and the central Florida area, attracting millions of visitors annually, according to the website The Park Catalog.

The park did not lose power, but was hit with high winds and rain.

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Magic Kingdom, Epcot, Animal Kingdom and Hollywood Studios will reopen at 9 a.m., but Disney Springs opens at 10 a.m.

Universal was closed down ahead of Irma.

SeaWorld Orlando and Aquatica water park are slated to open on Wednesday. Stay tuned for updates on Discovery Cove.

All of these popular attractions are just south of Orlando, with Universal Orlando Resort, which includes The Wizarding World of Harry Potter, and SeaWorld Orlando just northeast of Disney.

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