(CNN)Hurricane Maria’s destructive tear across the Caribbean is well underway, with the Category 5 storm obliterating parts of Dominica, killing at least one person in Guadeloupe and threatening “catastrophic” damage to Puerto Rico within 24 hours.
Puerto Rico Convention Center is housing Hurricane Irma evacuees, now preparing for Hurricane Maria. Each cot has blanket and bags filled with snacks, toiletries and a pair of warm socks. #hurricanemaria #puertorico
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CNN’s Jaide Timm-Garcia, Sarah Faidell, Matou Diop, Jamie Gray, Judson Jones, Brandon Miller, Taylor Ward and Karen Smith contributed to this report.