Hurricane Maria: Direct Hit Puerto Rico

September 20th, 2017

Via: Weather.com:

Metal roofs were flying off buildings and windows were breaking in San Juan, Puerto Rico even before Hurricane Maria made landfall as a Category 4 storm on the island’s southeastern coast early Wednesday morning.

According to the Associated Press, nearly 900,000 people were already without power as the storm approached.

2 Responses to “Hurricane Maria: Direct Hit Puerto Rico”

  1. soothing hex Says:

    “Puerto Rico and the USVI are transshipment points for illicit drugs that are smuggled from source countries into the U.S. mainland as well as destination points for drugs distributed within the territories. Puerto Rico and the USVI are situated between the U.S. mainland and drug source countries such as Colombia and Peru, making them ideal gateways for the movement of illicit drugs onward to the U.S. mainland.”

    https://www.justice.gov/archive/ndic/pubs3/3950/3950p.pdf

    “San Juan is one of the best natural harbors in the Caribbean;”

    CIA World Factbook, 2015

  2. soothing hex Says:

    erratum : 2013

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