Hurricane Maria lashes DominicaReprints
Hurricane Maria struck the Caribbean island of Dominica with Category 5 winds and rain causing floods and damaging houses, Chicago Sun Times reported. Officials in Guadeloupe said that the island is likely to experience flooding. In Martinique, authorities warned about possible power cuts and disruption in water supply. Hurricane warnings were issued for the U.S. and British Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico, St. Kitts, Nevis and Montserrat.