It’s been greater than 8 months since Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico. People are nonetheless the usage of tarps for roofs. Officials are apprehensive some other typhoon may wipe out energy at the island once more. And a brand new estimate of the demise toll suggests hundreds extra died than we knew. CNN correspondent Leyla Santiago and senior investigative reporter John Sutter are seeing it spread firsthand, documenting the devastation and digging at the demise toll. I requested them to give me and others at the mainland a window into what it is actually been like over there. Our Slack dialog, condensed and calmly edited for readability, is underneath.