The woman, who didn't give her name before being rushed away by officials, said she was flying with her children back to the USA to stay with her sister while her husband looked after their house in St. Martin.
The Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency reported four hurricane-related deaths in the British territory.
"If you DO get a call from anyone in VG - our shop there might have clothes and shelter in Leverick Bay", said the owner of Dive BVI on Facebook.
There are just under 500 troops now in the region, made up of marines, engineers, medics and specialists, including Army and Royal Air Force personnel, the Foreign Office said.
The then Category five storm snapped the islands' links to the outside world with a direct hit, pounding small airports, decapitating cellphone towers, filling harbours with overturned, crushed boats and leaving tourists and locals desperate to flee.
He also said 2000 additional security forces have been deployed including the army to complement the forces already on the ground.
Late Saturday, St. Maarten Prime Minister William Marlin said about 1,600 tourists had been evacuated and efforts are being made to move 1,200 more.
A prison at Point Blanche, which has about 130 prisoners, was badly damaged but no prisoners escaped, Dutch officials said. There was no communication coming out of St. Thomas and St. John. "We are a resilient people but this has shaken us to our core", he elaborated. Seawater surged three blocks inland in the town of Caibarien, where officials said they had evacuated 880 people.
Briton Claudia Knight said her partner is carrying a knife for protection on the island of Tortola as "it's turning really nasty", The Guardian reported.
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For the European weather model, a recurvature out to sea or a landfall in New England or Canada were the preferred solutions. As for intensity, the hurricane center is predicting a high-end Category 1 hurricane with 90-mph winds by Saturday.
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"I've never experienced anything like this before and I've seen a lot of natural disasters in my life".
Johnson told BBC's Today programme: "I sympathise with the distress of all the families in the Caribbean, but I must point out we have had half a million British nationals in the path of this hurricane.this is a very big consular crisis and I am confident we are doing everything we can to help British nationals, but there are half a million affected".
Collomb said authorities were now concentrating on getting the 1 million tons of water that has been delivered into the hands of residents on the islands.
"It's very awful right now".
"We continue to work flat out to help the people who have suffered so much in the Caribbean, particularly of course in our overseas territories, in Anguilla, in the Turks and Caicos, and above all in the British Virgin Islands where there's been massive devastation", said Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson.
"Police saw people trying to loot our store. but they don't do anything", said Mrs Kalton's husband, Philippe.
Willem-Alexander was to fly Sunday to the island of Curacao to visit a hospital where more than 60 patients from St. Maarten who require kidney dialysis were flown for treatment over the last two days by the Dutch military.
Briton Claudia Knight said her partner, Leo Whitting, 38, was stranded on Tortola, one of the British Virgin Islands.