Tropical Storm Beryl
As of 1200 on July 9, 2018, Tropical Storm Beryl has weakened and opened to a tropical wave, but flooding in Puerto Rico and other islands with damaged drainage systems is expected. In the aftermath we found Although it has been labeled a small tropical depression, the remnants of Hurricane Beryl has left its mark on islands still recovering from Hurricane Maria. 700 homes were flooded Tuesday in the San Cristóbal province of the Dominican Republic. Nearly 140,000 were without power after the storm pulled away from the island that is divided into Haiti and the Dominican Republic. In Puerto Rico, More than 47,000 customers in Puerto Rico lost electricity at the peak of the bad weather, but that number had dropped to 13,000 late in the afternoon as crews rushed to restore power. Some 8,600 customers were left without water. 16,000 remained without power Wednesday. A landslide was reported in the town of Naranjito in northern Puerto Rico. Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo asked some 60,000 residents who still don’t have sturdy roofs to shelter.