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Hurricane Maria churns toward Turks and Caicos and leaves 32 dead

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Hurricane Maria heads to Turks and Caicos; 6 dead in Puerto Rico

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Hurricane Maria heads to Turks and Caicos; Puerto Rico faces weeks without electricity

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Prime Minister Leads CARICOM Delegation to Turks and Caicos and Bahamas Islands

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Hurricane Irma slams Turks and Caicos on path to Florida

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British territory 'pummelled' as Hurricane Irma continues trail of destruction

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NHC says 40 percent chance of cyclone near Turks and Caicos Islands
(Reuters) - A low pressure system, about 100 miles east-northeast of the Turks and Caicos Islands, has a 40 percent chance of developing into a tropical cyclone in the next 48 hours, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said on Monday. “Some development of this low will be possible during the next day or so while it moves generally northward over the western Atlantic,” the NHC said   Read More ...
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Hurricane Maria: Puerto Rico reels, Turks and Caicos hit
People living near Puerto Rican dam being evacuated Dangerous storm surge expected in Turks and Caicos and parts of Bahamas San Juan, Puerto Rico (CNN)Puerto Rico grappled with damages and deaths caused by Hurricane Maria on Friday as the storm hurtled across the Caribbean and slapped the Turks and Caicos Islands. People in the northwest part of the island were urged to evacuate in the afternoon after according to a tweet from the National Weather Service   Read More ...
Hurricane Maria skirts Turks and Caicos as Puerto Rico endures fresh flooding
By: Reuters | San Juan (puerto Rico), | Published:September 23, 2017 9:30 am Hurricane Maria, the second major storm to ravage the Caribbean in a month, skirted past the Turks and Caicos Islands on Friday, leaving devastation in its wake that included fresh flooding on Puerto Rico two days after pummeling the U.S. island territory. Maria, which ranked as the most powerful hurricane to strike Puerto Rico in nearly a century, has killed at least six people there and claimed 19 lives on several other Caribbean islands, according to government officials and local news media accounts   Read More ...
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Maria badai Pulau Turks and Caicos, 25 mati
SAN JUAN: Taufan Maria membadai Pulau Turks and Caicos semalam, selepas menyebabkan banjir kilat di Puerto Rico dan memusnahkan rumah serta gangguan bekalan elektrik ketika melanda Caribbean. Ribut meragut sekurang-kurangnya 25 nyawa di wilayah Amerika Syarikat itu dan kepulauan lain di Caribbean, menurut pegawai kerajaan dan media tempatan. Jabatan Kaji Cuaca AS memberi amaran empangan di sungai Guajataca di barat laut Puerto Rico pecah, menyebabkan banjir kilat di kawasan itu   Read More ...
Hurricane Maria skirts Turks and Caicos as Puerto Rico endures fresh flooding
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (Reuters) - Hurricane Maria, the second major hurricane to wreak havoc in the Caribbean this month, skirted by the Turks and Caicos Islands on Friday and was blamed for fresh flooding on Puerto Rico two days after ravaging the U.S. island territory. The storm, which ranked as the most powerful hurricane to strike Puerto Rico in 90 years, has killed at least 25 people there and on other Caribbean islands, according to government officials and local news media accounts   Read More ...
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Hurricane Maria skirts Turks and Caicos as Puerto Rico endures fresh floodings
Hurricane Maria, the second major hurricane to wreak havoc in the Caribbean this month, skirted by the Turks and Caicos Islands on Friday and was blamed for fresh flooding on Puerto Rico two days after ravaging the U.S. island territory. The storm, which ranked as the most powerful hurricane to strike Puerto Rico in 90 years, has killed at least 25 people there and on other Caribbean islands, according to government officials and local news media accounts   Read More ...
Hurricane Maria lashes Turks and Caicos, fresh flooding in Puerto Rico
Hurricane Maria lashed the Turks and Caicos Islands on Friday and was blamed for fresh flooding on Puerto Rico, where it had already destroyed homes and knocked out power during its rampage through the Caribbean. The storm killed at least 25 people on the US territory of Puerto Rico and other Caribbean islands, according to government officials and local news media accounts   Read More ...
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Hurricane Maria lashes Turks and Caicos, fresh flooding in Puerto Rico
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (Reuters) - Hurricane Maria lashed the Turks and Caicos Islands on Friday and was blamed for fresh flooding on Puerto Rico, where it had already destroyed homes and knocked out power during its rampage through the Caribbean. The storm killed at least 25 people on the U.S. territory of Puerto Rico and other Caribbean islands, according to government officials and local news media accounts   Read More ...
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Hurricane Maria churns toward Turks and Caicos and leaves 32 dead
SAN JUAN: Hurricane Maria barreled toward the Turks and Caicos on Friday after lashing Puerto Rico and other Caribbean islands with winds and rain that destroyed homes, flooded streets, devastated economies and left at least 32 people dead. Maria is the second major hurricane to hit the Caribbean this month and the strongest storm to hit the U.S. territory of Puerto Rico in nearly 90 years   Read More ...
Maria bears down on Turks and Caicos, Bahamas
Hurricane Maria was passing the Turks and Caicos Islands Friday morning as a Category 3 storm. Two days after Maria slammed into Puerto Rico, people were still being rescued. A British military helicopter pulled three people to safety from the top of a capsized boat. They had made a distress call as the hurricane hit. Puerto Rico was still without power Friday and may have no electricity for months   Read More ...
The Latest: Hurricane Maria lashing Turks and Caicos Islands
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — The Latest on Hurricane Maria (all times local): Hurricane Maria is now churning northeast of the Turks and Caicos Islands with top sustained winds of 125 mph (205 kph). The U.S. National Hurricane Center in Miami says the core of the major Category 3 hurricane is now about 55 miles (90 kilometers) north of Grand Turk Island   Read More ...
Hurricane Maria heads to Turks and Caicos; 6 dead in Puerto Rico
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico -- The eye of Hurricane Maria was nearing the Turks and Caicos early Friday as Puerto Rico sought to recover from the storm's devastation. The Puerto Rican government confirmed Friday six storm-related fatalities. The Secretary of the Puerto Rico Department of Public Safety, Hector M. Pesquera, said the death occurred in three municipalities. In Utuado, three people died in landslides   Read More ...
Hurricane Maria heads to Turks and Caicos; Puerto Rico faces weeks without electricity
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico -- The eye of Hurricane Maria was nearing the Turks and Caicos early Friday as Puerto Rico sought to recover from the storm's devastation. Two days after Maria ravaged Puerto Rico, flooding towns, crushing homes and killing at least two people, millions on the island faced the dispiriting prospect of weeks and perhaps months without electricity. The storm knocked out the entire grid across the U   Read More ...
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Hurricane Maria bears down on Turks and Caicos islands before heading out to sea
With a devastated Puerto Rico in its wake, Hurricane Maria was bearing down on the Turks and Caicos from the east Friday with Category-3 winds and the threat of more heavy rain and flash floods. The powerful storm has killed at least 30 people in its march through the Caribbean, including 15 in Dominica and two in Guadeloupe. Puerto Rico Gov   Read More ...
Hurricane Maria lashes Turks and Caicos after killing 30 people
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (Reuters) - Hurricane Maria lashed the Turks and Caicos Islands on Friday after destroying homes, causing widespread flooding, crippling economies and killing at least 30 people on Puerto Rico and other Caribbean islands. Maria was the second major hurricane to hit the Caribbean this month and the strongest storm to hit the U.S. territory of Puerto Rico in nearly 90 years   Read More ...
Hurricane Maria sets eye on Turks and Caicos as Puerto Rico begins recovery
Deadly Hurricane Maria set its eye on Turks and Caicos on Friday after leaving Haiti and the northern coast of the Dominican Republic drenched and battered. The Category 3 storm was centered about 35 miles east-northeast of Grand Turk island and was moving northwest at 7 mph, the National Hurricane Center said in its 6:30 a.m. update. Maria is expected to weaken during the next two days and veer into the open Atlantic   Read More ...
The Latest: Maria's eye near Turks and Caicos islands
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — The Latest on Hurricane Maria (all times local): The U.S. National Hurricane Center says the eye of Hurricane Maria is near the Turks and Caicos islands while rains and dangerous high waves are starting to subside along the northern coast of Haiti and the Dominican Republic. As of 5 a.m. EDT, the storm was centered about 35 miles (55 kilometers) east-northeast of Grand Turk Island and is moving northwest at 7 mph (11 kph)   Read More ...
Hurricane Maria: Puerto Rico seeks to rebuild as storm approaches Turks and Caicos
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The sky was darkening Thursday afternoon as 10-year-old Sarah Jimenez laid out three plastic buckets on her grandmother’s patio in hopes of capturing rainwater. “We can use it to at least flush the toilets,” she told her grandmother. A day after Hurricane Maria ravaged Puerto Rico, flooding towns, crushing homes and killing at least two people, millions of people on the island faced the dispiriting prospect of weeks and perhaps months without electricity   Read More ...
Hurricane Maria eye nears Turks and Caicos Islands
Hurricane Maria is nearing the Turks and Caicos Islands as it continues its destructive path across the Caribbean. The storm, now a category 3, is east of the island of Grand Turk with winds of 205km/h (125mph), the US National Hurricane Center says. Puerto Rico has completely lost power, and is being subjected to heavy rain and flooding, with possible mudslides   Read More ...
Hurricane Maria churns toward Turks and Caicos and leaves 32 dead
Hurricane Maria barreled toward the Turks and Caicos on Friday after lashing Puerto Rico and other Caribbean islands with winds and rain that destroyed homes, flooded streets, devastated economies and left at least 32 people dead. Maria is the second major hurricane to hit the Caribbean this month and the strongest storm to hit the U.S. territory of Puerto Rico in nearly 90 years   Read More ...
Hurricane Maria bears down on Turks and Caicos, Bahamas
A day after , flooding towns, crushing homes and killing at least two people, millions of people on the island faced the dispiriting prospect of weeks and perhaps months without electricity. The storm knocked out the entire grid across the U.S. territory of 3.4 million, leaving many without power to light their homes, cook, pump water or run fans, air conditioners or refrigerators   Read More ...
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Hurricane Maria churns toward Turks and Caicos and leaves 32 dead
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (Reuters) - Hurricane Maria barreled toward the Turks and Caicos on Friday after lashing Puerto Rico and other Caribbean islands with winds and rain that destroyed homes, flooded streets, devastated economies and left at least 32 people dead. Maria is the second major hurricane to hit the Caribbean this month and the strongest storm to hit the U   Read More ...
Hurricane Maria churns toward Turks and Caicos as death toll mounts
Death toll of 32 likely to rise when searches resume at daybreak Hurricane Maria barrelled toward the Turks and Caicos on Friday after lashing Puerto Rico and other Caribbean islands with winds and rain that destroyed homes, caused flooding, devastated economies and left at least 32 people dead. Maria is the second major hurricane to hit the Caribbean this month and the strongest storm to hit the U   Read More ...
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Hurricane Maria edges closer to Turks and Caicos Islands
CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) - Hurricane Maria was taking its time to approach the Turks and Caicos Islands early Friday morning as torrential rains and dangerous high waves continue along the north coast of Hispaniola, according to the National Hurricane Center. The storm's maximum sustained winds remained at 125 mph at 2 a.m., making the storm a Category 3 hurricane. Live 5 Meteorologist Joey Sovine said Thursday most of the forecast models show Maria continuing to stay away from the South Carolina coast   Read More ...
Hurricane Maria churns towards Turks and Caicos, death toll mounts
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico: Hurricane Maria barrelled towards the Turks and Caicos on Friday after lashing Puerto Rico and other Caribbean islands with winds and rain that destroyed homes, caused flooding, devastated economies and left at least 32 people dead. Maria is the second major hurricane to hit the Caribbean this month and the strongest storm to hit the U.S. territory of Puerto Rico in nearly 90 years   Read More ...
Hurricane Maria churns towards Turks and Caicos, death toll mounts
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (Reuters) - Hurricane Maria barrelled towards the Turks and Caicos on Friday after lashing Puerto Rico and other Caribbean islands with winds and rain that destroyed homes, caused flooding, devastated economies and left at least 32 people dead. Maria is the second major hurricane to hit the Caribbean this month and the strongest storm to hit the U   Read More ...
Hurricane Maria churns toward Turks and Caicos, death toll mounts
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (Reuters) - Hurricane Maria barreled toward the Turks and Caicos on Friday after lashing Puerto Rico and other Caribbean islands with winds and rain that destroyed homes, caused flooding, devastated economies and left at least 32 people dead. Maria is the second major hurricane to hit the Caribbean this month and the strongest storm to hit the U   Read More ...
Hurricane Maria’s center nearing Turks, Caicos Islands with wind speeds near 125 mph
Hurricane Maria’s center nearing Turks, Caicos Islands with wind speeds near 125 mph Hurricane Maria’s center nearing Turks, Caicos Islands with wind speeds near 125 mph As Hurricane Maria continues to change and evolve the National Hurricane Center is tracking its progress and projected path. (All times are ET): Hurricane Maria is still slowing making its way towards Turks and Caicos Islands   Read More ...
Hurricane Maria devastates Puerto Rico, heads for Turks and Caicos
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (Reuters) - Hurricane Maria destroyed buildings and knocked out power across Puerto Rico before flooding parts of the Dominican Republic and then regaining some of its strength as it approached the Turks and Caicos Islands and southeastern Bahamas on Thursday night. The second major hurricane to rage through the Caribbean this month, Maria has killed at least 18 people and devastated several small islands, including St   Read More ...
The Latest: Hurricane Maria approaching Turks and Caicos
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) - The Latest on Hurricane Maria (all times local): Hurricane Maria has continued to strengthen slightly as its large eye approaches the Turks and Caicos Islands and the southeastern Bahamas. The National Hurricane Center in Miami says data from reconnaissance aircraft showed maximum sustained wind speed increasing Thursday to 125 mph (200 kph), up slightly from 120 mph (195 kph)   Read More ...
Hurricane Maria targets Turks and Caicos as Puerto Rico left powerless
Hurricane Maria lashed the northeast coast of the Dominican Republic on Thursday after leaving a path of destruction in Puerto Rico. Maria left millions of people in Puerto Rico facing the dispiriting prospect of weeks and perhaps months without electricity. The Category 3 storm was blamed for at least 19 deaths. Maria's next potential target was the Turks and Caicos Islands, which are still recovering from Hurricane Irma   Read More ...
The Latest: Hurricane Maria approaching Turks and Caicos
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — The Latest on Hurricane Maria (all times local): Hurricane Maria has continued to strengthen slightly as its large eye approaches the Turks and Caicos Islands and the southeastern Bahamas. The National Hurricane Center in Miami says data from reconnaissance aircraft showed maximum sustained wind speed increasing Thursday to 125 mph (200 kph), up slightly from 120 mph (195 kph)   Read More ...
Hurricane Maria’s center nearing Turks, Caicos Islands with wind speeds near 125 mph
Hurricane Maria’s center nearing Turks, Caicos Islands with wind speeds near 125 mph Hurricane Maria’s center nearing Turks, Caicos Islands with wind speeds near 125 mph As Hurricane Maria continues to change and evolve the National Hurricane Center is tracking its progress and projected path. (All times are ET): The large eye of Hurricane Maria is gradually approaching the Turks and Caicos islands with wind speeds up to 125 mph   Read More ...
Hurricane Maria’s center nearing Turks, Caicos Islands with wind speeds near 125 mph
Hurricane Maria’s center nearing Turks, Caicos Islands with wind speeds near 125 mph Hurricane Maria’s center nearing Turks, Caicos Islands with wind speeds near 125 mph As Hurricane Maria continues to change and evolve the National Hurricane Center is tracking its progress and projected path. (All times are ET): The large eye of Hurricane Maria is gradually approaching the Turks and Caicos islands with wind speeds up to 125 mph   Read More ...
The Latest: Hurricane Maria approaching Turks and Caicos
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — The Latest on Hurricane Maria (all times local): Hurricane Maria has continued to strengthen slightly as its large eye approaches the Turks and Caicos Islands and the southeastern Bahamas. The National Hurricane Center in Miami says data from reconnaissance aircraft showed maximum sustained wind speed increasing Thursday to 125 mph (200 kph), up slightly from 120 mph (195 kph)   Read More ...
Hurricane Maria’s center nearing Turks, Caicos Islands with wind speeds near 125 mph
Hurricane Maria’s center nearing Turks, Caicos Islands with wind speeds near 125 mph Hurricane Maria’s center nearing Turks, Caicos Islands with wind speeds near 125 mph As Hurricane Maria continues to change and evolve the National Hurricane Center is tracking its progress and projected path. (All times are ET): The large eye of Hurricane Maria is gradually approaching the Turks and Caicos islands with wind speeds up to 125 mph   Read More ...
Hurricane Maria’s center nearing Turks, Caicos Islands with wind speeds near 125 mph
Hurricane Maria’s center nearing Turks, Caicos Islands with wind speeds near 125 mph Hurricane Maria’s center nearing Turks, Caicos Islands with wind speeds near 125 mph As Hurricane Maria continues to change and evolve the National Hurricane Center is tracking its progress and projected path. (All times are ET): The large eye of Hurricane Maria is gradually approaching the Turks and Caicos islands with wind speeds up to 125 mph   Read More ...
Hurricane Maria’s center nearing Turks, Caicos Islands with wind speeds near 125 mph
Hurricane Maria’s center nearing Turks, Caicos Islands with wind speeds near 125 mph Hurricane Maria’s center nearing Turks, Caicos Islands with wind speeds near 125 mph As Hurricane Maria continues to change and evolve the National Hurricane Center is tracking its progress and projected path. (All times are ET): The large eye of Hurricane Maria is gradually approaching the Turks and Caicos islands with wind speeds up to 125 mph   Read More ...
Hurricane Maria’s center nearing Turks, Caicos Islands with wind speeds near 125 mph
Hurricane Maria’s center nearing Turks, Caicos Islands with wind speeds near 125 mph Hurricane Maria’s center nearing Turks, Caicos Islands with wind speeds near 125 mph As Hurricane Maria continues to change and evolve the National Hurricane Center is tracking its progress and projected path. (All times are ET): The large eye of Hurricane Maria is gradually approaching the Turks and Caicos islands with wind speeds up to 125 mph   Read More ...
Hurricane Maria: Puerto Rico seeks to rebuild as storm approaches Turks and Caicos
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Rescuers fanned out to reach stunned victims Thursday after Hurricane Maria ravaged Puerto Rico, knocking out electricity to the entire island and triggering landslides and floods. The extent of the damage is unknown given that dozens of municipalities remained isolated and without communication after Maria hit the island Wednesday morning as a Category 4 storm with 155 mph winds, the strongest hurricane to hit Puerto Rico in over 80 years   Read More ...