Hurricane Fiona made landfall in southwestern Puerto Rico last Sunday afternoon, and the entire island is reeling from the knockout of its electricity grid. Globe Aware will continue to monitor the situation in order to understand we and our volunteers can help.
Puerto Rico is without electricity as Hurricane Fiona pummels the island
September 19, 2022
Hurricane Fiona made landfall in southwestern Puerto Rico on Sunday afternoon, as the entire island continues to reel from the knockout of its electricity grid.
Puerto Rico Gov. Pedro Pierluisi said the damage on the island is “catastrophic in many areas,” calling it a “very delicate and sad situation.” Heavy rainfall and catastrophic flooding was continuing across the island Sunday evening, according to the National Hurricane Center.