Streets of San Juan strewn with wreckage as Hurricane Maria hits Puerto Rico

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More than 3.4 million residents of San Juan were left without power after Hurricane Maria hit the city on Wednesday. Strong winds shook buildings, ripping roofs off houses and pulling down trees in Puerto Rico’s capital. Early Wednesday morning, the tropical storm weakened to a Category 4 hurricane, the US National Hurricane Center (NHC) reported.

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