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On September 18, Hurricane Fiona slammed into Puerto Rico.
The entire island was without power on September 18, and residents are still dealing with historic floods and a lack of running water days later.
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Puerto Rico’s infrastructure was seriously damaged by Hurricane Maria five years ago, a disaster that the island still hasn’t recovered from.
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Powerful aerial and satellite images captured by NOAA, NASA, and the US Coast Guard showcase the severity of Hurricane Fiona and its disastrous aftermath.
Here are 8 views of Hurricane Fiona’s damage:
8. Hurricane Fiona crawls across the Caribbean Sea from September 15 to 20.
7. The U.S. Coast Guard set out to survey the damage after the storm on September 19.
6. Via helicopter, the Coast Guard captured this view of a car surrounded by floodwaters a day after the hurricane made landfall.
4. Houses and buildings near the coastline were surrounded by brown floodwaters on September 19.
2. And here, boats parked at a marina are scattered and sunken underwater.
1. On September 21, the hurricane picked up speed as it made its way toward the mainland U.S. coastline, where it is expected to pass by and eventually hit northern Canada.