The White House announced the Bidens will visit Puerto Rico on Monday, Oct. 3, and Florida on Wednesday, Oct. 5. No additional details were provided on the upcoming trip at this time.
Hurricane Fiona struck Puerto Rico this past month, leaving many on the island without power as strong winds and floodwaters damaged the island. Fiona hit the island more than five years after Hurricane Maria brought widespread damage and crippled the island's power grid. Puerto Rico was still recovering from Maria when Fiona hit.
Hurricane Ian landed on the Gulf Coast of Florida as a Category 4 storm this past week. It has already been called one of the deadliest and costliest storms in US history. As of early Sunday morning, at least 77 people had died from Ian, with millions of dollars in damage already assessed.
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