Hurricane “Fiona” left 16 fatalities in Puerto Rico, 528 000 customers remain without power

Hurricane “Fiona” left 16 fatalities in Puerto Rico, 528 000 customers remain without power

The number of fatalities caused by Hurricane “Fiona” in Puerto Rico rose to 16 on September 26, the Government of Puerto Rico reports. The entire island (population 3.1 million) was without power after landfall on September 18. The number of customers without power was at 746 000 on September 26, and at 528 000 early on September 27.

Hurricane warnings issued for Atlantic Canada, significant impacts from high winds, storm surge, and heavy rainfall are likely

Hurricane warnings issued for Atlantic Canada, significant impacts from high winds, storm surge, and heavy rainfall are likely

Fiona is expected to affect portions of Atlantic Canada as a powerful hurricane-force cyclone late Friday and Saturday, September 23 and 24, 2022, and significant impacts from high winds, storm surge, and heavy rainfall are likely, the National Hurricane Center (NHC) warns. Hurricane and Tropical Storm Warnings have now been issued for much of Atlantic Canada.

Fiona becomes a Category 4 hurricane, expected to hit Atlantic Canada as a powerful hurricane-force cyclone

Fiona becomes a Category 4 hurricane, expected to hit Atlantic Canada as a powerful hurricane-force cyclone

Fiona strengthened into a Category 4 hurricane at 06:00 UTC on Wednesday, September 21, 2022, while moving away from the Turks and Caicos islands. The center of Fiona will continue to move away from the islands today, and approach Bermuda late on Thursday. The system is expected to affect portions of Atlantic Canada as a powerful hurricane-force cyclone late Friday and Saturday.