Hurricane Maria Devastates Dominica….As Storm Becomes ‘Potentially Catastrophic’ Category 5

Hurricane Maria has intensified into a “potentially catastrophic” Category 5 storm and has pounded the small island of Dominica as it surged into the eastern Caribbean on Monday night.Dominica’s Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit confirmed that the country has suffered “widespread damage” from Hurricane Maria. “We have lost all that money can buy,” he said in a Facebook post.Earlier Mr Skerrit had posted live updates as his own roof was torn off, saying he was “at the complete mercy of the hurricane. My greatest fear for the morning is that we will wake to news of serious physical injury and possible deaths as a result of likely landslides triggered by persistent rains,” he wrote after being rescued.Photo Credit: Getty

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