Puerto Rico in state of emergency as Hurricane Fiona makes landfall | USA TODAY


Hundreds of residents across Puerto Rico were evacuated or rescued as floodwaters grew increasingly dangerous from Hurricane Fiona.

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Fiona, a Category 1 storm, reached Puerto Rico at 3:20 p.m. EDT, bringing maximum sustained winds of 85 mph, the National Hurricane Center said. The system is expected to unleash historic rainfall of up to 30 inches, widespread flooding and dangerous mudslides, forecasters said.

“The damages that we are seeing are catastrophic,” Puerto Rico Gov. Pedro Pierluisi said.

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