The Northern Mariana Islands are simply starting to get the pieces after Super Tropical cyclone Yutu made a direct hit on the islands early Thursday early morning as a Classification 5 storm with continual winds of 180 miles per hour.

The tropical storm not just lowered trees and power lines, however according to some witness accounts likewise triggered concrete structures to collapse.

The islands, which are a United States commonwealth, now deal with a months-long healing effort.

Here’s what the islands appeared like after the storm had actually travelled through: