Hurricane Fiona Intensifies to Category 4 Storm and Is Blamed for Four Deaths

Hurricane Fiona intensified right into a Category 4 storm Wednesday because it made a northern trek previous Puerto Rico, the place it unleashed catastrophic floods, and hit the Dominican Republic and Turks and Caicos with heavy rain. 

The storm, the primary main one within the Atlantic Ocean this 12 months, strengthened because it moved away from the Bahamas and Turks and Caicos. The Nationwide Hurricane Middle mentioned Fiona was approaching Bermuda with winds near 130 miles an hour. Forecasters mentioned the storm would proceed to strengthen Wednesday earlier than weakening probably this weekend.