Delta flight heads through outer bands of Hurricane Irma in Puerto Rico
Delta flight heads through outer bands of Hurricane Irma in Puerto Rico
A street is flooded during the passing of Hurricane Irma in Puerto Rico on Sept. 6 2017
09 September, 2017, 12:00
Were you on Deltaflight 431 to San Juan, Puerto Rico from New York, New York? Jenniffer Gonzalez-Colon-Puerto Rico's non-voting representative in the U.S. Congress-told Bloomberg BNA that some rural areas on the island could lose power for months as a result of Irma, a storm with winds clocking above 180 miles per hour. And it's a good thing: Though it was spared the brunt of Irma, Puerto Rico's fiscal crisis has already put the island in a uniquely vulnerable position.
Carlos Cobian, entrepreneur and founder of special events consulting firm Cobian Media in San Juan, was more optimistic, confident that the federal emergency declaration that Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló asked for and got before the storm hit would make a difference in recovery because it would free up federal assistance and funds. "In terms of the business, all local clients have postponed their big projects but we handle regional accounts too in the USA and Latin America, so as soon as the emergency finishes we'll get back immediately to the office". "They don't seem to worry as much as we do in the United States about hurricanes", said Clayton.
Pomales said her mom Wednesday night went to stay with friends who would be able to help each other out during the storm.
Right now, Luz Encarnacion's cell phone is her only connection to her family in Puerto Rico and what's happening there. While the island appears to have avoided major devastation, the governor says trees and electricity posts have fallen on the ground, at times obstructing roads.
Some 6,300 people and 500 pets remained in shelters in the storm's wake early Thursday.
Officials in Puerto Rico said three people have been killed and more than one million people are without power because of Irma, despite the fact that the category five hurricane did not directly hit the USA territory.
Alfonso, 54, has family in Boston and is keeping them updated. "I'm more anxious about people who are in houses and had to board up all their stuff".
DDB Puerto Rico sent staff home about 12:30 p.m. on Tuesday to prepare for the island's most powerful hurricane in 100 years. "Let's see how fast the electricity comes back up".
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"The infrastructure is old and if you're going to just patch it up and not fix it, the next time it is going to go", he said.
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