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Tracking Hurricane Maria


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Tracking Hurricane Maria

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As Hurricane Maria makes its way through the Caribbean, we’ll be tracking its progress and impact.

The system passed directly over Dominica on Monday night and Tuesday morning leaving several houses without roofs.

It then brushed Martinique before passing 43.5 miles south of Guadeloupe where there is a communications blackout.

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The latest on Hurricane Maria:

 

There are unconfirmed reports of deaths in Dominica.

Six deaths, Unconfirmed reports from Dominica https://t.co/eZB5qCMQQp

CDEMA/RSS Recon Overflight confirm significant damage in Dominica.#HurricaneMaría

Calls upon the world for solidarity with #Dominica. #Cuba stands willing and ready to assist in any way possible to aid in recovery efforts pic.twitter.com/y2acdvB4jx

 

  — Rogelio Sierra Díaz (@RogelioSierraD) September 19, 2017

 

7 PM AST Update: Extremely Dangerous Category 5 Hurricane #Maria Still Strengthening. https://t.co/tW4KeGdBFb pic.twitter.com/YEdbQgAitH

Gov. Rossello says Maria will be much more damaging than Irma, and that Puerto Rico will need “help from all our fellow citizens.” pic.twitter.com/7plArDgDGb

The Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico are beginning to feel Maria’s wrath.

BREAKING: Potentially catastrophic Category 5 Hurricane Maria lashing Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico with rain.

 

Guadeloupe has reported the first death from Hurricane Maria.

BREAKING: First death attributed to Hurricane Maria as officials report fatality on French island of Guadeloupe.

NASA Looks Within Category 5 #HurricaneMaria Before and After First Landfall
https://t.co/888BVUnmyy pic.twitter.com/Dpmkisp5RS

Images are beginning to emerge from Guadeloupe. pic.twitter.com/LZWCnh2iEA— David Daniel (@CNNLADavid) September 19, 2017

Dominica’s Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit appealed for help from the international community but it is not yet known just how extensive the damage is.

The worry now for Maria-battered Dominica is mudslides. https://t.co/BDjCRBnzwL pic.twitter.com/wTgPQWRLQA

Maria remained a Category 5 Hurricane at 11 a.m.

#BREAKING 11 a.m. update: #HurricaneMaria remains a Category 5 storm with maximum sustained winds of 160 mph. pic.twitter.com/fbfr66pVx0

Meanwhile, Prime Minister of St Kitts and Nevis Dr Timothy Harris has urged residents to stay indoors until the system passes.

#Stkitts & #Nevis still under #hurricane warning. As Prime Minister I Invite all to stay indoors until the hurricane experts give all clear.

Pointe-à-Pitre, #Guadeloupe after #HurricaneMaria: “The wall of the Externat Saint Joseph de Cluny fell.” Photo by Aurélie Bombot.

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