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Hurricane Maria

Pinpointing Where the Lights Went Out in Puerto Rico
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Pinpointing Where the Lights Went Out in Puerto Rico

Satellite data on nighttime lights could aid rescue and recovery efforts in the wake of Hurricane Maria.

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Puerto Rico Landscape Ravaged by Hurricane Maria
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Puerto Rico Landscape Ravaged by Hurricane Maria

One of the first clear government satellite views of the island shows a landscape browned with muddy water and destroyed vegetation.

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Torrential Rainfall in Puerto Rico
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Torrential Rainfall in Puerto Rico

Hurricane Maria delivered a tremendous amount of rain in a short period of time.

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Hurricane Maria Lashes Puerto Rico
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Hurricane Maria Lashes Puerto Rico

Scientists are assessing the damage after the category 4 storm hammered the island with powerful winds, storm surge, and extreme rainfall.

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Maria and Jose Menace the Caribbean and North Atlantic
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Maria and Jose Menace the Caribbean and North Atlantic

Hurricane Maria brought potent winds and dire warnings to Caribbean islands just two weeks after Irma devastated the region.

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