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Volunteers Gather in Mexico City Suburb to Aid Earthquake Cleanup1m05s

Volunteers Gather in Mexico City Suburb to Aid Earthquake Cleanup

Volunteers and soldiers gathered in the south Mexico City neighborhood of San Gregorio Atlapulco on September 20 to deliver food and medicine, and help clean up the quake-hit area after the town had asked for aid. A 7.1 magnitude earthquake hit Mexico on September 19, killing more than 200 people. Credit: Twitter/Genaro Lozano via Storyful

Hurricane Maria Lashes San Juan Neighborhood of Condado49s

Hurricane Maria Lashes San Juan Neighborhood of Condado

Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico early on Wednesday, September 20, making landfall in Yabucoa before moving north to San Juan. The Category 4 hurricane recorded a maximum wind speed of 155 mph. This footage shows the conditions outside a man’s home in the neighborhood of Condado. The strong winds and rain brought heavy flooding to the area, also caused roads to be cordoned off due to felled trees and debris. Condado, to the east of San Juan, saw broken windows, felled trees and streets lined with debris, “El Nuevo Dia”: https://www.elnuevodia.com/videos/golpedemaraaafectaestructurasencondado-video-241526/ said. Credit: Instagram/dashe via Storyful

Person Rescued After Mexico City Factory Collapse During Earthquake1m25s

Person Rescued After Mexico City Factory Collapse During Earthquake

Emergency services helped to rescue a man who had become trapped in a collapsed textile factory in Mexico City, after a 7.1 earthquake hit the area, killing more than 200 on September 19. Genaro Lozano‏, who filmed these videos, said he overheard the man saying that more people were still alive in the building as he was being led away. The New York Times and witnesses said that dead bodies were also recovered from the scene. Credit: Twitter/Genaro Lozano via Storyful

Aerial Footage Shows Hurricane Maria Flattened Homes in St Croix1m12s

Aerial Footage Shows Hurricane Maria Flattened Homes in St Croix

Residents of St. Croix awoke to devastation Wednesday, September 20, after Hurricane Maria tore through the island. Trees were downed, homes flooded and roofs ripped right off buildings as the Category 5 storm left its mark on the small island, as seen in this drone footage. St. Croix is home to about half of the U.S. Virgin Island’s 103,000 residents, Reuters reported. Storyful cannot advise on the rights to the music in this footage. A music-free version is available here. Credit: Facebook/Casp3r via Storyful

Guadeloupe Resident Wades Through Hurricane Maria Floods42s

Guadeloupe Resident Wades Through Hurricane Maria Floods

Residents of the French Carribean island of Guadaloupe woke to widespread damage and flooding on September 19 after a night of violent weather brought by Hurricane Maria. The local government said on that date that the situation remained “dangerous” due to high winds and heavy rain. This video shows a person wading through the floods in Pointe-a-Pitre. The water in the coastal city can be seen to reach the top of the car tires submerged in the flood. Credit: YouTube/Jean-Michel Webbe via Storyful

View Over San Juan Bay Shows Hurricane Maria Damage1m00s

View Over San Juan Bay Shows Hurricane Maria Damage

Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico early on Wednesday, September 20, making landfall in Yabucoa before moving north to San Juan. The Category 4 hurricane recorded a maximum wind speed of 155 mph, and was downgraded to Category 3 at 2 pm, according to El Nuevo Dia. Maria brought around 20 inches of rainfall and PR-22, one of the city’s main highways, was blocked due to collapsed trees, power lines and flooding. Credit: Instagram/sassygirlpr via Storyful

Howling Winds Rip Through San Juan After Hurricane Maria Makes Landfall50s

Howling Winds Rip Through San Juan After Hurricane Maria Makes Landfall

Howling winds and heavy rains whipped across Puerto Rico on September 20 after Hurricane Maria made landfall on the island as a Category 4 storm that morning. The National Weather Service 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 hurricane before weakening slightly but remaining extremely dangerous. This video was described as showing conditions in Puerto Nuevo, a neighborhood in the capital city of San Juan. Credit: Instagram/Joey_Rodoj via Storyful

Exterior Wall of Mexico City School Destroyed in Earthquake1m33s

Exterior Wall of Mexico City School Destroyed in Earthquake

The outer wall of an elementary school in Santa Cruz Meyehualco, a suburb to the south of Mexico City, collapsed on September 19, after a powerful 7.1 magnitude earthquake struck approximately 100 miles south of the capital in the state of Puebla. No deaths or injuries were reported at this school, but multiple building collapses across Mexico City caused widespread damage and hundreds of casualties. As of 9am local time on September 20, the official death toll stood at 225. Credit: YouTube/Joss Flores via Storyful

Hurricane Maria Blows Over Fence in San Juan44s

Hurricane Maria Blows Over Fence in San Juan

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

Hurricane Maria Damages Buildings and Downs Trees in Puerto Rico2m00s

Hurricane Maria Damages Buildings and Downs Trees in Puerto Rico

The eye of Hurricane Maria reached eastern Puerto Rico early on September 20, bringing maximum sustained winds of 150 mph, the National Hurricane Center said. The government of France changed the Hurricane Watch for Saint Martin and Saint Barthelemy to a Tropical Storm Warning, the center reported. A hurricane warning remained in effect for the Virgin Islands and parts of the Dominican Republic, where Maria was expected to bring dangerous winds, storm surges and heavy rainfall. Credit: Instagram/Heidi Roque via Storyful

Hurricane Maria Tears Roofs Off Buildings in Puerto Rico31s

Hurricane Maria Tears Roofs Off Buildings in Puerto Rico

Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico early on September 20, bringing extreme wind and rain to the region, local media reported. The National Hurricane Center warned that Maria would hit southeastern Puerto Rico after passing over the Caribbean island of St Croix. This video shows roofs ripped off buildings in San Juan. Credit: Instagram/fuzzyflies via Storyful

Cars Drive Through Flooded Streets in West Mumbai32s

Cars Drive Through Flooded Streets in West Mumbai

Road, air and rail traffic was disrupted in Mumbai, India, as torrential rain flooded low-lying areas on September 19, prompting Maharashtra’s education minister to instruct all schools and colleges in the city to remain closed on September 20. This footage shows flooded street in Lokhandwala Complex, Mumbai, on September 19. Credit: Instagram/Rahul Sharma via Storyful

Hurricane Maria Trashes San Juan Hotel Room44s

Hurricane Maria Trashes San Juan Hotel Room

Hurricane Maria struck Puerto Rico on Wednesday, September 20, making landfall in Yabucoa before moving north to San Juan. The hurricane brought winds of about 150 mph to the island, causing flooding, felling trees and blowing the roofs off of multiple homes, according to reports from USA Today. “Once we’re able to go outside, we’re going to find our island destroyed,” said Puerto Rico’s Emergency Management Director Abner Gomez Cortes, as reported by NBC News. This footage shows a glimpse at the hurricane’s strong winds as seen from the interior of a Holiday Inn in Condado, a neighborhood in San Juan. The wind appears to have smashed in one of the hotel’s windows and scattered debris around a room, and the flooded streets outside are also visible. Credit: Instagram/w.jenay via Storyful

Hurricane Maria Sends Raging Waters Through Guayama Neighborhood30s

Hurricane Maria Sends Raging Waters Through Guayama Neighborhood

The streets of Guayama, Puerto Rico, were heavily flooded as water raged through at least one neighborhood early on Wednesday, September 20. Guayama was hit Wednesday by Hurricane Maria, then a Category 4 storm with winds as high as 155 mph. The hurricane reportedly weakened to a Category 2 storm on Wednesday afternoon, but forecasters have predicted it may “regain major hurricane status” by Thursday. Credit: Facebook/Cruz Rodriguez Keila via Storyful

Trees Downed After Hurricane Maria Slams Through St Croix14s

Trees Downed After Hurricane Maria Slams Through St Croix

Residents of St Croix awoke to devastation Wednesday, September 20, just hours after Hurricane Maria tore through their island. Trees were downed and roofs ripped right off buildings as the Category 5 storm left its mark on the Caribbean. Aalyiah Bisamber, who took this footage, reported feeling “helpless and heartbroken” upon seeing the state of her neighborhood, adding that she had not yet been able to get into contact with all of her family members. Credit: TWitter/Aaliyah Bisamber via Storyful

Hurricane Maria Hits Eastern Puerto Rico With 150 MPH Winds34s

Hurricane Maria Hits Eastern Puerto Rico With 150 MPH Winds

The eye of Hurricane Maria reached eastern Puerto Rico early on September 20, bringing maximum sustained winds of 150 mph, the National Hurricane Center said. The government of France changed the Hurricane Watch for Saint Martin and Saint Barthelemy to a Tropical Storm Warning, the center said. A hurricane warning remained in effect for the Virgin Islands and parts of the Dominican Republic, where Maria was expected to bring dangerous winds, storm surges and heavy rainfall. Credit: Instagram/pika0326 via Storyful

Hurricane Maria Tears Roofs Off Buildings in Puerto Rico31s

Hurricane Maria Tears Roofs Off Buildings in Puerto Rico

Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico early on September 20, bringing extreme wind and rain to the region, local media reported. The National Hurricane Center warned that Maria would hit southeastern Puerto Rico after passing over the Caribbean island of St Croix. This video shows roofs ripped off buildings in San Juan. Credit: Instagram/fuzzyflies via Storyful

Hurricane Maria Brings Extreme Wind and Rain to Puerto Rico46s

Hurricane Maria Brings Extreme Wind and Rain to Puerto Rico

Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico early on September 20, bringing extreme wind and rain to the region, local media reported. The National Hurricane Center warned that Maria would hit the southeastern Puerto Rico after passing over the Caribbean island of St Croix. A hurricane warning also remained in effect for the Virgin Islands and the Dominican Republic, where Maria was expected to bring dangerous wind, storm surge and heavy rainfall. Credit: Instagram/Luis Guzmán via Storyful

Parts of Mexico City Building's Outer Wall Collapse Following Earthquake20s

Parts of Mexico City Building's Outer Wall Collapse Following Earthquake

A 7.1-magnitude earthquake rocked central Mexico on September 19, killing at least 44 people, according to officials, and causing extensive damage to buildings. This video shows parts of the exterior wall of an National Employment Service building, located at Transparency Square near the center of Mexico City, collapsing onto the ground below. Credit: Twitter/Lobillo_feroz via Storyful

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Mexico City Earthquake Topples Some Buildings, Leaves Others Standing33s

Mexico City Earthquake Topples Some Buildings, Leaves Others Standing

A 7.1 magnitude earthquake, centered southeast of Mexico City on September 19, killed hundreds of people, leaving buildings crumbled to dust while others remained upright next to piles of rubble. This drone footage was shot in the Hipodromo area of Mexico City. Credit: Twitter/Rafael Arias via Storyful

Hurricane Maria Downs Trees, Power Lines in Puerto Rico57s

Hurricane Maria Downs Trees, Power Lines in Puerto Rico

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 issued extreme wind warnings and flash flood warnings as the storm was about to make landfall. The storm crossed the US Virgin Islands as a Category 5 hurricane before weakening slightly, but remained extremely dangerous. Credit: Instagram/Mr and Mrs Entertainment (@mrandmrsent via Storyful)

Hurricane Maria Knocks Trees and Satellite Dish in Isla Verde32s

Hurricane Maria Knocks Trees and Satellite Dish in Isla Verde

Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico early on September 20, bringing extreme wind and rain to the region, local media reported. The National Hurricane Center warned that Maria would hit southeastern Puerto Rico after passing over the Caribbean island of St Croix. This video shows a downed satellite dish and trees in Isla Verde, Puerto Rico. Credit: Twitter/Raúl Pichardo via Storyful

Hurricane Maria Leaves Behind Trail of Destruction in San Juan48s

Hurricane Maria Leaves Behind Trail of Destruction in San Juan

Hurricane Maria struck Puerto Rico early on Wednesday, September 20, making landfall in Yabucoa before moving north to San Juan. With a maximum wind speed of 155 mph, the Category 4 hurricane caused severe flooding, blocked roads due to felled trees and debris, and destroyed many homes. El Nuevo Dia reported extreme flooding in the Rio Grande de Loiza basin and the La Plata river in northern Puerto Rico, and homes across the island had lost access to mainline electricity, according to Puerto Rico’s electricity provider AEMEAD. Maria was downgraded to a Category 3 hurricane with winds of 115 mph at 2 pm. The various pictures and videos shot by Sebastian Perez shows flooded streets, crashing waves at Old San Juan harbor and damaged buildings and felled trees caused by the strong winds. Credit: Instagram/Sebastian Perez via Storyful

Flood Water Surrounds House as Puerto Rico Feels Force of Maria44s

Flood Water Surrounds House as Puerto Rico Feels Force of Maria

Hurricane Maria made landfall in Puerto Rico early on September 20, bringing extreme wind and rain to the region, local media reported. The National Hurricane Center warned that Maria would hit southeastern Puerto Rico after passing over the Caribbean island of St Croix. Credit: Twitter/TehMichi via Storyful