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    Hurricane Fiona intensifies, powers 460,000 customers in Puerto Rico

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    Washington, September 18 Tropical storm “Fiona” in the Caribbean Sea intensified into a Category 1 hurricane on the 18th, causing power outages to more than 460,000 users in Puerto Rico, an overseas territory of the United States.

    According to the National Hurricane Center, at 11:00 EST, “Fiona” is located 80 kilometers south of the city of Ponce, the southern tip of Puerto Rico, and its center is moving at a speed of 13 kilometers per hour. Moving west-northwest. Fiona, with maximum sustained winds of 130 kilometers per hour, is expected to continue to bring torrential rain to Puerto Rico and cause potentially life-threatening flooding and waterlogging.

    According to statistics from a website that monitors power outages in the United States, as of the afternoon of the 18th, more than 460,000 customers in Puerto Rico lost power.

    On the morning of the 18th, US President Biden declared a state of emergency in Puerto Rico due to the disaster caused by “Fiona”, and approved the relevant agencies of the federal government to provide assistance to the island’s disaster relief work.

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