SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (Reuters) - Hurricane Maria roared ashore in Puerto Rico on Wednesday as the strongest storm to hit the U.S. territory in about 90 years after lashing the U.S. Virgin Islands and devastating a string of tiny Caribbean islands, killing at least one person.
Hurricane Maria closed in on the Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico Wednesday as forecasters warned of a "potentially catastrophic" storm that has already killed at least two people in the Caribbean.
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (Reuters) - Hurricane Maria, the second maximum-strength storm to hit the Caribbean this month, battered the U.S. Virgin Island of St. Croix on Wednesday and headed toward Puerto Rico, set to be the strongest storm to hit the island in about 90 years.
Hurricane Maria has battered the US Virgin Islands as the “monster” storm bears down on Puerto Rico, bringing “catastrophic” 160mph winds and dangerous storm surges. Watch live coverage here:...
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (Reuters) - Hurricane Maria, the second maximum-strength storm to hit the Caribbean this month, battered the U.S. Virgin Island of St. Croix on Wednesday and was headed to Puerto Rico with catastrophic winds and dangerous storm surges.
Hurricane Maria slammed into the US Virgin Islands Tuesday, lashing the archipelago with rain as Puerto Rico braced for the Category Five storm's expected landfall on Wednesday. On St John Island, which was also battered by Hurricane...Show More Summary
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (Reuters) - Hurricane Maria, the second maximum-strength storm to hit the Caribbean this month, killed at least one person in Guadeloupe and bore down menacingly on the Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico on Tuesday after devastating the tiny island nation of Dominica. Read more... Permalink | Email this | Linking Blogs | Comments
A catastrophic hurricane is heading straight for Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Maria is a Category 5 hurricane with sustained winds of 165 miles per hour. Some islands in its path were also ravaged by Hurricane Irma two weeks ago. David Begnaud reports.
Hurricane Maria is charging toward the Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico.
The National Hurricane Center said the hurricane is expected to remain an "extremely dangerous" category 4 or 5 hurricane when it passes near or over the Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico
Powerful Hurricane Maria left destruction in Dominica on Tuesday, and is fast approaching Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands—both of which were already hit hard by Hurricane Irma in early September. Maria is expected to bring maximum sustained winds of 160 miles per hour, the U.S. National...
Damage to Dominica on Monday night was "mind boggling," the island's prime minister said.
A second blow from Mother Nature presents safety and public health challenges that could be more devastating than the first hurricane.
Hurricane Maria tore roofs off of houses on the Caribbean island of Dominica and caused flooding in Guadeloupe. The Category 5 storm is now headed toward the Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico.
The latest Hurricane Maria update indicates the storm has reached Category 5 hurricane status, with the path giving the Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico cause for concern. Warnings of possible “catastrophic damage” have been issued ahead of the storm hitting these areas. Show More Summary
The United States Coast Guard has closed all ports in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands due to Hurricane Maria, which made landfall as a Category 5 hurricane in Dominica overnight causing widespread devastation to the Caribbean island. Show More Summary
Catastrophic damage is expected from destructive winds, a dangerous rise in ocean waters, and severe flooding.
After enduring widespread destruction from Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, North Americans and residents of the Caribbean now face Hurricane Maria, churning toward the Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico. Just upgraded to a category 5 storm,Show More Summary
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, Sept 19 (Reuters) - Hurricane Maria caused "mind boggling damage," ripping off roofs across the small island of Dominica before pushing on toward the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico on Tuesday as the second top-strength storm to lash the Caribbean this month. Read more... Permalink | Email this | Linking Blogs | Comments