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Hurricane Georges, 1998 Damage Photos in Puerto Rico

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These damage photos were taken in Eastern Puerto Rico in the towns of Gurabo and Juncos and the cities of Caguas and Humacao, this areas were hard affected by the strong winds of category 3 hurricane Georges which were estimated to be gusting at around 150mph or possibly higher in the area when the eastern eyewall passed in the evening of Sept. 21st 1998.

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My backyard prior to hurricane Georges
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September 19th, 1998

My backyard after hurricane Georges
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October, 1998

Extensive tree damage
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October 1998

Damage in Caguas, Puerto Rico
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September 22nd, 1998

All poles down in this park in Gurabo, P.R
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October, 1998

Trailer knocked down by Georges in Gurabo
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October, 1998

More tree damage in UPR Humacao Eastern P.R.
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October, 1998

Damage to structures in Gurabo
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October, 1998

Late in the morning prior to arrival of Georges
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September 21st, 1998

Western eyewall blasting in Gurabo near sunset
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September 21st, 1998

Extensive damage in my area after Georges
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Grandmother's house. September 22nd, 1998

More tree damage after the hurricane (my yard)
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September 22nd, 1998

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September 22nd, 1998

Palm trees blasted by hurricane Georges in Gurabo
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September 22nd, 1998

El Yunque Forest in Eastern Puerto Rico
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October, 1998

Impressive damage in this metal structure
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Humacao, P.R. October, 1998

University of Puerto Rico in Humacao after Georges
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October, 1998

University of Puerto Rico in Humacao
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September 22nd, 1998

Impressive tree damage in UPR Humacao
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October, 1998

Concrete poles down in Gurabo
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October, 1998

More concrete poles down in Gurabo
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October, 1998

More extensive tree damage in Juncos, Puerto Rico
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October, 1998

Humacao, Puerto Rico
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October, 1998

Humacao, P.R.
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October, 1998

All Images Copyright © José M. García