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Hurricane Matthew… Is Truly Catastrophic

‘The Situation … Is Truly Catastrophic’; Hurricane Matthew Slams Into Haiti

Hurricane Matthew crashed into southwestern Haiti as a Category 4 storm Tuesday morning, dumping rain and scouring the land with maximum sustained winds of 145 miles per hour.  It is the first Category 4 storm to make landfall in Haiti since 1964, when Hurricane Cleo also hit the island nation’s southwestern peninsula…

 

Powerful Hurricane Matthew eyes Cuba, Bahamas after hammering Haiti

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Dangerous Hurricane Matthew will set its sights on the Bahamas after forcing thousands to evacuate in the Caribbean.  After weaving through the Windward Passage between Haiti and Cuba through Tuesday night, Matthew will turn northwestward across the Bahamas during Wednesday and Thursday.  Some fluctuation in strength will occur with Matthew as the hurricane is influenced by the mountainous islands of Hispaniola and Cuba in the short-term and lthen less-favorable atmospheric conditions over the…

 

Hurricane Matthew: Nine dead as ‘extremely dangerous’ storm causes ‘catastrophic’ damage in Haiti

Hurricane Matthew has slammed into the Haitian and Cuban coast, bringing gusts of up to 175 miles-per-hour as well as dangerous flooding.  At least nine people have been killed by the Category 4 storm across the Caribbean, including three in Haiti and three children inside a home that collapsed in the Dominican Republican.  The storm was both powerful and slow-moving, a dangerous combination that led to rainfall estimated at 15-25 inches (38-64 cm) in south western Haiti, with more than three feet (0.9 meters) falling in some mountainous areas…

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