Hurricane Fiona is continuing to strengthen – threatening lives in parts of the Caribbean. The National Hurricane Center said the category two storm currently packing speeds of 110mph could even worsen to a category four which is the second-highest designation. Rain is lashing Puerto Rico, where at least two people have died and 90% of the island remains without power. The president of the Dominican Republic says damage there is considerable.
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