Hurricane Maria bears down on Puerto Rico as Category 4 storm

Eye of Maria is over Puerto Rico
Widespread devastation is possible as the storm pummels the island, which is already reeling from a financial crisis.
"Maximum sustained winds are near 150 mph (240 km/h) with higher
gusts. Maria is an extremely dangerous category 4 hurricane on the
Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale, and it is forecast to retain
this intensity