Hurricane Maria which bore down menacingly on the Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico on Tuesday after devastating the tiny island nation of Dominica and Hurricane Jose (top) are both seen in the Atlantic Ocean. Photo: Reuters

Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, Jose, and Maria have one thing in common. They ‘exploded’ quickly before striking land

Hurricane Maria went from a tropical depression to a category 5 hurricane in just 2 and a half days

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Hurricane Maria which bore down menacingly on the Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico on Tuesday after devastating the tiny island nation of Dominica and Hurricane Jose (top) are both seen in the Atlantic Ocean. Photo: Reuters
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