Published on Sep 20, 2017
After it was spared the worst of Hurricane Irma, the U.S. territory of Puerto Rico is now the target of the eye of Maria, another category 5 Atlantic storm. Maria is picking up strength as it barrels toward the island. Officials say if the hurricane stays on projected path, strong winds and heavy rainfalls could devastate Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. VOA’s Zlatica Hoke reports.