drenched US Virgin Islands Tuesday as they settled on a hit by a hurricane two years ago. Heavy gusts were expected to hit some areas of the US territory overnight, as the storm moved slowly across the region into open waters.
Forecastors said the heaviest rainfall would hit the southern and eastern regions of Puerto Rico at 20.00. Tuesday until about 2 o'clock on Wednesdays.
"The worst is yet to come," said Elmer Román, secretary of the island's Ministry of Public Security.
USA. The Governor of the Virgin Islands, Albert Bryan Jr., said the storm had already caused mudslides in the territory, and major power cuts were reported on Tuesday, although the cause was still unclear.
"Do not take the storm lightly," Bryan said. "It will start throwing massive rain."