Hurricane Maria slammed into Puerto Rico as a category 4 storm on Wednesday, September 20, bringing with it heavy rain and high winds.
The National Weather Service had issued extreme wind and flash flood warnings as the storm was about to make landfall. The storm crossed the US Virgin Islands as a category 5 storm before weakening slightly but remaining extremely dangerous.
Flooding was expected with a foot or more of rain expected to fall through Friday in Puerto Rico. This video shows water rushing through a San Juan condominium complex. Credit: Instagram/Jorge DeCastro Font via Storyful