Hurricane Maria causes massive destruction in Puerto Rico

Hurricane Maria has been downgraded to a Category 2 storm, but not before leaving behind widespread damage. It hit Puerto Rico as a Category 4 storm, causing flooding and tidal surges. The island is now without power.

    Hurricane Maria has been downgraded to a Category 2 storm, but not before leaving behind widespread damage.

    It hit Puerto Rico as a Category 4 storm, causing flooding and tidal surges. The island is now without power.

    The US territory’s governor has imposed a curfew.

    Al Jazeera's Andy Gallacher reports from San Juan.


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    'It ruined my life': School closures in Kenya lead to rise in FGM

    'It ruined my life': School closures in Kenya lead to rise in FGM

    With classrooms closed to curb coronavirus, girls are more at risk of FGM, teenage pregnancy and child marriage.

    'It takes a village to kill a child': Uganda's hidden children

    'It takes a village to kill a child': Uganda's hidden children

    Faced with stigma and abuse, many children with disabilities are hidden indoors, with few options for specialised care.

    Medieval Arabic cookbooks: Reviving the taste of history

    Medieval Arabic cookbooks: Reviving the taste of history

    A growing number of cookbooks have been translated into English, helping bring old foods to new palates.