Punishing 155mph winds and life-threatening floods have knocked out the US territory’s electricity, as the powerful storm moves through the Caribbean

Puerto Ricans are facing a night without electricity after Hurricane Maria’s strong winds and flooding knocked out the US territory’s power service on Wednesday.

Island residents endured a day of punishing winds and life-threatening flooding from the category 4 storm, which was the third hurricane to pummel the Caribbean in as many weeks. The hurricane dropped to a category 2 after devastating Puerto Rico, but the US National Hurricane Center (NHC) warned that it could regain strength in the coming days.

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