UPDATE Hurricane Maria approaches Turks and Caicos; curfew imposed in Puerto Rico through 23 September.
21/09/2017 18:00 Hurricane Maria hits parts of Dominican Republic after cutting off power to Puerto Rico.
21/09/2017 10:30 U.S. Embassy updates its warning on Hurricane Maria, reports Providenciales Airport is set to close for safety reasons.
20/09/2017 Hurricane Maria reintensifies to Category 5 status as it heads toward Puerto Rico.
19/09/2017 9:00 Hurricane Maria has made landfall on the island of Dominica as a Category 5 with 160-mph/257-kph maximum sustained winds.
Maria will continue to pound the Leeward Islands as an extremely dangerous Category 5 hurricane and will follow that up with a potentially devastating hit on the already storm-weary Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico, parts of which are still recovering from Hurricane Irma less than two weeks ago.
18/09/2017 Some LIAT flights canceled as Hurricane Maria moves through eastern region.