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Hurricane Maria Live Updates: Catastrophic Flooding in Puerto Rico
Flash flood warnings were expanded to cover the entire island early Thursday, even as a strengthened Maria brought heavy rainfall to the Dominican Republic.
Hurricane Maria Strikes, and Puerto Rico Goes Dark
Less than two weeks after Hurricane Irma, a new storm made a direct hit on the island, knocking out its power grid.
Hurricane Maria Live Updates: Puerto Rico Loses Power and Sets a Curfew
The storm, which killed at least one person in Puerto Rico, regained “major hurricane status” early Thursday, marching toward the Dominican Republic as a Category 3 system.
Puerto Rico Braces for ‘Potentially Catastrophic’ Hit by Hurricane Maria
A glancing hit by Hurricane Irma left 70 percent of households without power and 34 percent without water. Now Hurricane Maria is on a path to hit the vulnerable island directly.
Hurricane Maria Makes Landfall in Puerto Rico
Hurricane Maria reached Puerto Rico as a powerful Category 4 storm early Wednesday. Hours before, it had crossed the United States Virgin Islands as a Category 5 storm, and tore roofs off houses on the Caribbean island of Dominica.
Spared Irma’s Worst, Puerto Ricans Sail to Virgin Islanders’ Aid
Using pleasure boats, civilians have improvised a boatlift to carry donated supplies to the devastated islands and bring back evacuees.
Irma Grazes Puerto Rico but Lays Bare an Infrastructure Problem
While the island was spared the worst of the storm, widespread power failures raised questions about its future viability.
Caribbean Devastated as Irma Heads Toward Florida
The storm turned beach paradises into half-habitable emergency zones as it headed toward Florida, where panicked residents were scrambling to find gasoline and water.
Puerto Rico’s Finances Add to Vulnerability in Hurricane
With the island having effectively declared bankruptcy, its infrastructure reflects years of neglect, and the storm could be a new economic blow.
Hurricane Irma, One of the Most Powerful in History, Roars Across Caribbean
The storm left wreckage and flooding on Caribbean islands and is making its way toward Florida.
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