21 Sep '17, 12pm

Puerto Rico is braced for potentially calamitous flash floods after being pummeled by #HurricaneMaria

Puerto Rico is braced for potentially calamitous flash floods after being pummeled by #HurricaneMaria

Puerto Rico braced for potentially calamitous flash flooding on Thursday after being pummeled by Hurricane Maria which devastated the island and knocked out the entire electricity grid. The hurricane, which Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rossello called "the most devastating storm in a century," had battered the island of 3.4 million people after roaring ashore early Wednesday with deadly winds and heavy rain. The storm was blamed for 10 deaths in the Caribbean, including a man in northern Puerto Rico's Bayamon who died after being struck by a board he had used to cover his windows, government spokeswoman Yennifer Alvarez told AFP. Though the storm had moved back out to sea, authorities early Thursday declared a flash flood warning for all of Puerto Rico as "torrential" rains continued to lash the island. "If possible, move to higher ground NOW!" the National Weather Service...

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