Complete electricity restoration in Puerto Rico to take days: WH

Washington, Sep 21 (IANS) Full power reclamation in Puerto Rico “will require essentially a few days” after tropical storm Fiona took out power across the US domain, White House press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre said

Jean-Pierre said that the national government is intently observing the effect the storm is having in Puerto Rico and that harm evaluations are in progress, reports Xinhua news office.

Many government responders are on the ground in Puerto Rico, including the US Armed force Corps of Specialists, power rebuilding specialists, and search and salvage groups, she told journalists.

More than 1.1 million clients in Puerto Rico were without power starting around Tuesday night, as per information on

Somewhere around two individuals died directly following the storm, which made landfall on Sunday and carried weighty downpour and devastating flooding to the island.

As per the US Public Typhoon Place, Fiona, the 6th named tempest of the 2022 Atlantic tropical storm season, moved into the Atlantic and is probably going to reinforce.

Fiona made ruin in Puerto Rico five years after typhoon Maria, the most obviously awful in the island’s set of experiences.

Three weeks after Maria hit the island, something like 10% of Puerto Ricans had power, with the public lattice still in a delicate state.