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70,000 urged to evacuate as dam fails in Puerto Rico

Some 70,000 people were ordered to evacuate their homes Friday after a rain-swollen dam in Puerto Rico failed in the latest disaster caused by Hurricane Maria.

Hurricane Maria churns toward Turks and Caicos, death toll increases

Hurricane Maria barrelled toward the Turks and Caicos on Friday after lashing Puerto Rico and other Caribbean islands with winds and rain.

Puerto Rico faces more floods after Maria ‘obliteration’

Puerto Rico was on Friday battling dangerous flooding after Hurricane Maria ravaged the island, knocking out the entire electricity grid, as the storm death toll topped 15 in the tiny Caribbean island of Dominica.

Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands brace for Hurricane Maria

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.

Five things to know about hurricane-hit Dominica

The Caribbean island of Dominica, battered by Hurricane Maria Tuesday, was also struck by severe storms in 2015 and 1979.

Hurricane Maria wreaks devastation in Dominica

Hurricane Maria smashed into the eastern Caribbean island of Dominica on Tuesday (Sep 19), with its prime minister describing devastating damage as winds and rain from the powerful storm also hit territories still reeling from Irma.

Hurricane Maria bears down on battered Caribbean

Hurricane Maria strengthened Monday as it blasted towards the eastern Caribbean, a region already struggling to recover from megastorm Irma.

Macron promises to rebuild island devastated by Irma

President Emmanuel Macron has promised to rebuild France's Caribbean territories in the wake of Hurricane Irma's widespread destruction.

Hurricane Irma destroys ‘95%’ of French part of St Martin

The French part of the Caribbean island St Martin is "95 percent destroyed" after Hurricane Irma tore through the region, top local official Daniel Gibbs said late Wednesday.

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