Hurricane Maria devastates Puerto Rico's capital

Hurricane Maria is picking up strength as it makes its way across the Caribbean. The storm, which began as a Category 5, was downgraded on Wednesday, but is now back up to a Category 3.

    Hurricane Maria is picking up strength as it makes its way across the Caribbean.

    The storm, which began as a Category 5, was downgraded on Wednesday but is now back up to a Category 3.

    The US territory of Puerto Rico is one of the islands hardest hit.

    Al Jazeera's Andy Gallacher reports from Puerto Rico.


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