Hurricane Maria: ‘storm of the century’ gathered strength after lashing Puerto Rico

(Worthy News) – Hurricane Maria regained major hurricane strength as it thrashed parts of the Dominican Republic with heavy rain and high winds.

Earlier, Maria had pummeled Puerto Rico, bringing “catastrophic” 155mph winds and knocking out power to the island’s entire population of 3.5 million.

The “monster” storm was the strongest to hit the US territory in nearly a century. [ Source: UK Telegraph (Read More…) ]