Thursday, September 16, 2004

Major Flooding in Puerto Rico from Hurricane Jeanne


Two men try to ride their bikes on a flooded street in the Catano municipality of San Juan, Puerto Rico, Wednesday, Sept. 15, 2004. Tropical Storm Jeanne slammed into Puerto Rico flooding neighborhoods, knocking out power and stranding thousands of tourists in the U.S. territory where hundreds fled low-lying areas. At least two people were killed. (AP Photo/Andres Leighton)


A rescuer jumps on top of a car under water in Canovanas a Municipality at the northeastern part of Puerto Rico flooded by the path of Tropical Storm Jeanne, September 15, 2004. Jeanne hit Puerto Rico on Wednesday en route to the northern coast of the Dominican Republic, the U.S. National Hurricane Center in Miami said Wednesday in its latest forecast. Heavy rain from Tropical Storm Jeanne spread over Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands on Wednesday as the storm strengthened and threatened a host of Caribbean islands. REUTERS/Ana Martinez


Rescuers (R) wade through waters to help a family trapped in flood waters from Tropical Storm Jeanne in the sector of San Isidro in the Municipality of Canovanas, at the northeastern part of the Caribbean Island of Puerto Rico, September 15, 2004


Omayra Reyes, 23, and her daughter Omayra Lee Martinez, 5, cross a flooded street in front of their house as Tropical Storm Jeanne hits Yabucoa, Puerto Rico on Wednesday Sept. 15, 2004. Tropical Storm Jeanne slammed into Puerto Rico on Wednesday, flooding neighborhoods, knocking out power and stranding thousands of tourists in the U.S. territory where hundreds fled low-lying areas. At least two people were killed. (AP Photo/ Herminio Rodriguez)