Disney World to reopen after Hurricane Irma causes transformers to explode

Posted September 13, 2017

However water parks will remain closed for Tuesday and will aim to open later in the week.

INSIDER has learned Disney's four main theme parks along with shopping area Disney Springs will reopen with normal, operating hours.

On Thursday, September 7, the park tweeted: "In anticipation of inclement weather, Night of Joy has been cancelled on September 9 and Mickey's Not-So-Scary Halloween Party has been cancelled on September 10".

Disney's other theme parks - Epcot, Animal Kingdom and Hollywood Studios - also reopened, but some attractions are still closed.

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"We are beginning an initial assessment of our property", a Disney World spokeswoman told the Los Angeles Times on Monday morning. Guests staying at our Disney Resorts should refer to information within their resort for available dining options today. "We are hard at work inside our parks and we can confirm an on-time opening for Tuesday ... for Universal Studios Florida, Universal's Islands of Adventure, and Universal's Volcano Bay".

Universal said its facility suffered relatively minor damage to fences, trees and building facades. SeaWorld and Aquatica are planning to open on Wednesday. A reopening date for Discovery Cove day resort has not yet been announced. For all parks, guests are encouraged to check our websites and follow our social media channels for more updates.

Seeing hurricane force gusts over the Orlando metro area with this intense rain band + intense rainfall!

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.