Stunning Photos Show Damage Left In Hurricane Fiona's Wake

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Hurricane Fiona lumbered dilatory northbound Tuesday, strengthening into a Category 3 tempest arsenic it approached the Turks and Caicos Islands, having caused wide harm successful Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic.

At slightest 2 radical person died successful Puerto Rico arsenic a nonstop effect of the storm: A 58-year-old antheral successful Comerio died aft being swept distant by a stream down his home, and a antheral successful his 30s died aft inadvertently lighting his generator connected occurrence portion refueling it.

Forecasters astatine the National Hurricane Center warned Tuesday that parts of Puerto Rico could spot an further 1 to 4 inches of rainfall arsenic Fiona departs. That’s connected apical of the 12 to 20 inches immoderate areas person received, with immoderate localities seeing arsenic overmuch arsenic 35 inches of rain.

San Juan concern proprietor Juan Miguel Gonzalez told CNN he’s seen much radical suffer their houses successful Fiona than successful Hurricane Maria successful 2017, which caused much than 3,000 deaths.

“It’s unbelievable,” helium said. “Maria was pugnacious winds. But this one, with each the rain, it conscionable destroyed everything successful the house.”

Emergency responders are dilatory moving to reconstruct utilities to the island, wherever more than 1.1 million radical are without power, and officials told The Associated Press that 837,000 customers ― two-thirds of the land ― are without water.

In the Dominican Republic, 1 decease has been reported truthful acold and much than 1 cardinal radical were without moving h2o Monday afternoon.

Civil defence  unit   and firefighters enactment    to region   fallen trees from the road  that connects the provinces of Maria Trinidad Sanchez and Samana, Dominican Republic, connected  Monday, aft  the transition  of Hurricane Fiona.
Civil defence unit and firefighters enactment to region fallen trees from the road that connects the provinces of Maria Trinidad Sanchez and Samana, Dominican Republic, connected Monday, aft the transition of Hurricane Fiona.

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Mud covers the level  of a location  flooded successful  Cayey, Puerto Rico, connected  Tuesday.
Mud covers the level of a location flooded successful Cayey, Puerto Rico, connected Tuesday.

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The National Guard directs postulation   connected  a roadworthy  affected by Hurricane Fiona successful  Cayey, Puerto Rico, connected  Tuesday.
The National Guard directs postulation connected a roadworthy affected by Hurricane Fiona successful Cayey, Puerto Rico, connected Tuesday.

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A antheral   walks down   a flooded thoroughfare  successful  the Juana Matos vicinity  of Catano, Puerto Rico, connected  Monday.
A antheral walks down a flooded thoroughfare successful the Juana Matos vicinity of Catano, Puerto Rico, connected Monday.

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A flooded thoroughfare  is seen aft  the transition  of the hurricane successful  Salinas, Puerto Rico, connected  Monday.
A flooded thoroughfare is seen aft the transition of the hurricane successful Salinas, Puerto Rico, connected Monday.

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A antheral   looks astatine  a flooded roadworthy  successful  Salinas, Puerto Rico, connected  Monday.
A antheral looks astatine a flooded roadworthy successful Salinas, Puerto Rico, connected Monday.

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A conveyance  is submerged successful  Salinas, Puerto Rico, connected  Monday.
A conveyance is submerged successful Salinas, Puerto Rico, connected Monday.

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View of a parkland  successful  Samana, Dominican Republic, connected  Monday.
View of a parkland successful Samana, Dominican Republic, connected Monday.

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A subordinate   of the Puerto Rico National Guard wades done  h2o  Monday successful  hunt  of radical   to beryllium  rescued from flooded streets successful  the aftermath of the hurricane successful  Salinas, Puerto Rico.
A subordinate of the Puerto Rico National Guard wades done h2o Monday successful hunt of radical to beryllium rescued from flooded streets successful the aftermath of the hurricane successful Salinas, Puerto Rico.

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A pistillate   stands extracurricular  her flooded location   Monday successful  Salinas, Puerto Rico.
A pistillate stands extracurricular her flooded location Monday successful Salinas, Puerto Rico.

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A presumption    of destroyed buildings successful  the aftermath of Hurricane Fiona successful  Punta Cana, Dominican Republic, connected  Monday.
A presumption of destroyed buildings successful the aftermath of Hurricane Fiona successful Punta Cana, Dominican Republic, connected Monday.

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A antheral   stands amid debris connected  the seashore Monday successful  Punta Cana, Dominican Republic.
A antheral stands amid debris connected the seashore Monday successful Punta Cana, Dominican Republic.

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A vessel  lies washed up   connected  enactment     Monday successful  Ponce, Puerto Rico.
A vessel lies washed up connected enactment Monday successful Ponce, Puerto Rico.

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Debris covers the entranceway  of a location   Monday successful  Guayanilla, Puerto Rico.
Debris covers the entranceway of a location Monday successful Guayanilla, Puerto Rico.

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A parking country  is seen flooded extracurricular  Roberto Clemente Stadium connected  Monday successful  Salinas, Puerto Rico.
A parking country is seen flooded extracurricular Roberto Clemente Stadium connected Monday successful Salinas, Puerto Rico.

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Downed powerfulness  lines prevarication  connected  a roadworthy  successful  Cayey, Puerto Rico, arsenic  the land  awoke to a wide   powerfulness  outage connected  Monday.
Downed powerfulness lines prevarication connected a roadworthy successful Cayey, Puerto Rico, arsenic the land awoke to a wide powerfulness outage connected Monday.

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