It was troublesome to focus for most of the Puerto Ricans dwelling in Florida on Sept. 6, 2017, as they frightened about their households whereas Hurricane Irma neared the island.
Fortuitously, the attention of the storm traveled simply northeast of Puerto Rico, lacking a lot of the island.
Yeiline De Jesus checked in together with her household typically in the course of the afternoon. They stay in Guayama, a city in Puerto Rico’s southeast area.
Round 7:30 p.m., De Jesus’s sister Jeniffer advised her there nonetheless wasn’t a lot injury of their city, not even their residence, however the rain and wind had picked up. She additionally informed her there wasn’t any electrical energy or water.
It was excellent news for De Jesus, who was fearful all through the day.
“It’s very scary for everybody in Puerto Rico,” stated Yeiline De Jesus.
Whereas her household was high quality, De Jesus was involved concerning the pictures she noticed of what’s occurring north of her hometown, in Puerto Rico’s outer islands resembling Culebra and Vieques.
“It’s terrible. The injury could be very dangerous,” stated De Jesus.
She additionally fears what might occur to her model new house when Hurricane Irma heads north to Florida.
“I’m fearful as a result of that is my new home, so yeah I’m so nervous for that and individuals are going to be loopy as a result of we don’t have water and meals within the shops,” De Jesus stated. “Sure, that is loopy.”