Hurricane Maria Moves Towards Dominican Republic After Devastation in Puerto Rico

Heavy rain and high winds hit the Dominican Republic on Thursday as Hurricane Maria continued to head northwest in the Caribbean. This comes after Maria made a direct hit on Puerto Rico that has caused severe damage and cut power to the entire island.

Maria sustained winds of up to 115 miles per hour on a track that would next bring it near Turks and Caicos Islands and the southeastern Bahamas between Thursday night and Friday.

Maria drenches Dominican Republic after hammering Puerto Rico