Hurricane Maria Does ‘Mind-Boggling’ Damage to Dominica, Leader Says

MEXICO CITY — It was about midnight, as Hurricane Maria was battering the Caribbean nation of Dominica, that Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit took to Facebook. Roofs everywhere, he wrote, were being torn off by the powerful storm’s winds. He himself had to be rescued from his official residence.

The island of 72,000 was hit with maximum sustained winds of nearly 160 miles per hour.

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https://www.nytimes.com/2017/09/19/world/americas/hurricane-maria-caribbean.html

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