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 an extreme wind warnings and flash flood warnings as the storm was about to make landfall. The storm had crossed the US Virgin Islands as a category 5 storm before weakening slightly but remaining extremely dangerous.
This video shows a fence blowing over during the storm in San Juan. Credit: Twitter/Alexis Molero via Storyful