Local residents facing the threat of flooding.
Residents of two localities in North-West Puerto Rico urgently evacuated because of the collapse of the dam. This was reported by the national weather service in San Juan (NWS).
“The situation is extremely dangerous. Residents are evacuated on buses as quickly as possible”, – stated in the message service.
It is reported that in the area the threat of flooding are commune Isabela and Quebradillas.
Earlier, hurricane Maria, which reached at the peak of his power, the maximum category five, passed over Puerto Rico. After the revelry on the island there is no electricity, reports on the mass destruction of buildings and severe damage of infrastructure. Confirmed dead because of the hurricane 13 people on the island.
The Governor of Puerto Rico called hurricane Maria the worst storm in a century.
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As previously reported, “Comments”, Ministry of foreign Affairs of Ukraine urges Ukrainians to refrain from trips to the Caribbean (Puerto Rico, Haiti, Dominican Republic, Guadeloupe, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Montserrat, Martinique). In the region of the dangerous situation in connection with hurricane Maria.
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