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By news On Thursday, September 21st, 2017
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Maria drenches Dominican Republic after hammering Puerto Rico

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (Reuters) – Hurricane Maria lashed parts of the Dominican Republic with heavy rain and high winds and headed northwest in the Caribbean on Thursday after making a direct hit on Puerto More...

By news On Thursday, September 21st, 2017
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Hurricane Maria lashes Dominican Republic after direct hit on Puerto Rico

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (Reuters) – Hurricane Maria thrashed parts of the Dominican Republic with heavy rain and high winds as it passed off its east coast on Thursday after making a direct hit on Puerto Rico More...

By news On Thursday, September 21st, 2017
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Hurricane Maria clobbers Puerto Rico, plunges island into darkness

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (Reuters) – Hurricane Maria, the strongest storm to strike Puerto Rico in nearly 90 years, carved a path of destruction through the U.S. territory on Wednesday, causing severe flooding More...

By news On Wednesday, September 20th, 2017
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Hurricane Maria blasts Puerto Rico, kills at least nine in Caribbean

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (Reuters) – Hurricane Maria slammed into Puerto Rico on Wednesday as the strongest storm to hit the U.S. territory in nearly 90 years, turning streets into debris-laden rivers, damaging More...

By news On Wednesday, September 20th, 2017
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Hurricane Maria blasts Puerto Rico with high winds and flooding

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (Reuters) – Hurricane Maria slammed into Puerto Rico on Wednesday as the strongest storm to hit the U.S. territory in nearly 90 years, downing power to most of the island, flooding More...

By news On Wednesday, September 20th, 2017
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Hurricane Maria slams Puerto Rico with high rains, storm surge

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (Reuters) – Hurricane Maria slammed into Puerto Rico on Wednesday as the strongest storm to hit the U.S. territory in nearly 90 years, ripping windows from their fixtures and sending More...

By news On Wednesday, September 20th, 2017
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Viral video shows cruise ship flooding during chaotic storm | Travel News | Travel

Cruise ships can often face terrifying weather conditions when out at sea and thousands of videos are posted online showing the aftermath of storms.  Whilst the ships and passengers on board generally remain safe, More...

By news On Wednesday, September 20th, 2017
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Hurricane Maria bears down on St. Croix, Puerto Rico after trashing Dominica

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 More...

By news On Monday, September 18th, 2017
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Hurricane Maria live: Path updates as storm approaches Leeward Islands | World | News

The weather front is predicted to be a category three hurricane, with winds of up to 120mph set to lash islands in its path. And the UK Government is already taking steps to prepare communities in British overseas More...

By news On Monday, September 18th, 2017
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Hurricane Irma: Couple’s joy as UK troops help rebuild ravaged home after visit from Boris | World | News

Dorothy Nibbs, 59, and her 73-year-old husband Alvin were left homeless after Irma, the most powerful hurricane ever recorded in the Atlantic, ravaged the British Virgin Islands earlier this month. The couple More...