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Hurricane Fiona kills 8 in Puerto Rico

Hurricane Fiona kills 8 in Puerto Rico

Hurricane Fiona, a powerful Category 4 storm, caused havoc, damage and casualties in the Dominican Republic and Puerto Rico. Most of the territory remained without electricity. 8 people lost their lives.

Hurricane Fiona kills 8 in Puerto Rico

After reaching Puerto Rico on Sunday, Fiona caused devastating flooding and landslides on the island.

Fiona had winds of up to 215 km per hour. It is expected to reach the Atlantic coast in Canada on Friday.

And Bermuda will experience the worst of the storm today (Thursday) late in the evening.

Hurricane Fiona kills 8 in Puerto Rico

In Puerto Rico, 40% of the island's 3.3 million residents are still without water and three-quarters lack electricity. Authorities are assessing the extent of the destruction and are considering reconstruction.

Fiona may have caused at least eight deaths, including that of a sick 4-month-old baby whose mother was trying to get to hospital but roads were blocked.

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