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Amateur video obtained by the Associated Press is showing devastation left by Hurricane Maria in San Juan, Puerto Rico. A woman trapped on the second floor balcony of a house is heard saying the water is about to reach her.
A field team from USGS is racing time to document the storm surge from Irma that slammed the Keys. They are tracking high water marks from Key West to Key Largo, trying to get an accurate read of the surge since sensors often fail during a storm’s peak or miss places.
Residents of Old San Juan, Puerto Rico are left to their own devices as they begin to clean and remove debris and transport those affected by Hurricane Maria to the hospital on September 21,2017.
Hurricane Maria, a dangerous category 3 storm, nears the Turks and Caicos Islands on Sept. 21,2017.
Miami Heat President Pat Riley talks about the relief efforts the organization made for victims of Hurricane Irma.
Hurricane Maria was passing off the northeastern coast of the Dominican Republic on Thursday, September 21, with 115mph winds that were expected to strengthen over the next couple of days. Maria is expected to be near or over the Turks and Caicos Islands early Friday morning.
Hurricane Maria destroyed the bridge connecting the highway to the isolated rural neighborhood of Palma Sola in Canóvanas in Puerto Rico.
After leaving Puerto Rico without power and with catastrophic flooding, the category 3 storm moves to the Dominican Republic. Maria is also expected to impact the Turks and Caicos and the Bahamas on Thursday.
Howling winds and heavy rains whipped across Puerto Rico on September 20 after Hurricane Maria made landfall on the island as a Category 4 storm that morning. The National Weather Service issued extreme wind and flash flood warnings as the storm was about to make landfall. The storm crossed the U. S. Virgin Islands as a Category 5 hurricane before weakening slightly but remaining extremely dangerous. This video was described as showing conditions in Puerto Nuevo, a neighborhood in the capital city of San Juan.
Speaker of the House Paul Ryan spoke about hurricane response following a flight over the Florida Keys with the U. S. Coast Guard Wednesday, Sept. 20,2017.
Hurricane Maria causes flooding in the neighborhood of Borinquén in Guayama, Puerto Rico.
After pounding Puerto Rico with dangerous winds and rains, Hurricane Maria exited the island and is heading northwest towards the Turks and Caicos Islands on Sept. 20,2017.
One of the strongest hurricanes ever to hit Puerto Rico pummeled the island on Wednesday, tearing off roofs and doors, toppling cell towers and unleashing heavy flooding. Maria, which left at least nine people dead in its wake across the Caribbean, blew ashore in the morning in the southeast coastal town of Yabucoa as a Category 4 hurricane with winds of 155 mph (250 kph). The storm later weakened slightly to a Category 3 major hurricane as it’s centre moved offshore of the island’s northwest coast. Amateur video shot during Maria’s onslaught showed winds and rain lashing the capital San Juan, with overturned cars visible in the floodwater.
Hurricane Maria slammed into Puerto Rico as a Category 4 storm on Wednesday, September 20, bringing with it heavy rain and high winds. The National Weather Service issued extreme wind and flash flood warnings as the storm was about to make landfall. The storm crossed the US Virgin Islands as a Category 5 hurricane before weakening slightly but remaining extremely dangerous. This video shows the wind and rain in San Juan
Howling winds and heavy rains whipped across Puerto Rico on September 20 after Hurricane Maria made landfall on the island as a Category 4 storm.
Maria has weakened slightly to a Category 3 major hurricane after crashing across Puerto Rico and its centre is now moving offshore of the island’s northwest coast.

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