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Hurricane Maria has pounded Dominica with "widespread devastation" as it barrels toward St. Croix and threatens catastrophic damage to Puerto Rico.

  • Hurricane Maria was a powerful hurricane and is regarded as the worst natural disaster on record in Dominica and Puerto Rico.

  • Maria is the first Category 4 hurricane to directly impact Puerto Rico in 85 years

  • It could take four to six months until power is restored, officials there say

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