Hurricane Fiona Leaves All Of Puerto Rico Without Electricity

Hurricane Fiona Leaves All Of Puerto Rico Without Electricity


Puerto Rico is without power across the island on Sunday as Category 1 Hurricane Fiona heads across its southern coast.

Governor Pedro Pierluisi confirmed the electrical outage shortly before President Joe Biden authorized an emergency disaster.

“Today, President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. declared that an emergency exists in the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico and ordered Federal assistance to supplement Commonwealth and local response efforts due to the emergency conditions resulting from Tropical Storm Fiona beginning on September 17, 2022, and continuing,” Biden wrote.

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“The President’s action authorizes the Department of Homeland Security, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), to coordinate all disaster relief efforts which have the purpose of alleviating the hardship and suffering caused by the emergency on the local population,” the declaration added.

The storm is expected to

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