×

Weather Floods

  • *Landfall expected in Florida late on Thursday. JUPITER, Fla., Oct 6- Hurricane Matthew, the fiercest Caribbean storm in nearly a decade, barreled toward the southeastern United States on Thursday after killing at least 69 people, mostly in Haiti, on its deadly northward march. Roads in Florida, Georgia and North and South Carolina were jammed and gas stations and...

  • JUPITER, Fla., Oct 6- Hurricane Matthew, the fiercest Caribbean storm in nearly a decade, slammed into the Bahamas on Thursday and intensified as it barreled toward the southeastern United States after killing at least 39 people, mostly in southern Haiti, on its northward march. Matthew, which displaced thousands of people in Haiti, smashing homes and inundating...

  • LES CAYES/ PORT-AU-PRINCE, Oct 3- Hurricane Matthew intensified en route to Haiti on Monday, bringing 140- mile-per-hour winds and torrential rain that could wreak havoc in Caribbean nations that had yet to evacuate residents of risky coastal homes. The center of Matthew, a violent Category 4 storm, is expected to close in on southwestern Haiti on Monday night,...

  • LES CAYES/ PORT-AU-PRINCE, Oct 3- Hurricane Matthew edged closer to Haiti on Monday, bringing 130- mile-per-hour winds and torrential rain that could wreak havoc in the Caribbean nation, but some 2,000 people in one coastal town refused to evacuate. The center of Matthew, a violent Category 4 storm, is expected to near southwestern Haiti and Jamaica on Monday...

  • LES CAYES/ PORT-AU-PRINCE, Oct 3- Hurricane Matthew edged closer to Haiti on Monday, bringing 130- mile-per-hour winds and torrential rain that could wreak havoc in the Caribbean nation, although some 2,000 people in one coastal town refused to evacuate. Matthew's center is expected to near southwestern Haiti and Jamaica on Monday night, the U.S. National...

  • LES CAYES/ PORT-AU-PRINCE, Oct 3- Fears mounted in Haiti as Hurricane Matthew edged closer on Monday, bringing 145 mile-per-hour winds and life-threatening rain that could wreak havoc in the Caribbean nation, where some 2,000 people in one coastal town refused to evacuate. Matthew's center is expected to near southwestern Haiti and Jamaica late on Monday, the...

  • *Matthew is strongest Caribbean cyclone in 9 years. LES CAYES, Haiti/ KINGSTON, Oct 2- Haiti and Jamaica urged residents in vulnerable coastal areas to evacuate, and Cuba suspended flights on Sunday as torrential rain from Hurricane Matthew, the strongest storm to menace the Caribbean nations since 2007, drenched the Jamaican capital. Matthew's slow-moving...

  • PORT-AU-PRINCE/ KINGSTON, Oct 2- Haiti and Jamaica implored residents in vulnerable coastal areas to evacuate and Cuba suspended flights on Sunday as Hurricane Matthew, the strongest storm to menace the Caribbean islands since 2007, spun slowly toward the region. Matthew is expected to scrape western Haiti on Monday as a major storm bringing 145 mile per hour...

  • PORT-AU-PRINCE/ KINGSTON, Oct 2- Haiti and Jamaica implored residents in vulnerable coastal areas to evacuate and Cuba suspended flights on Sunday as Hurricane Matthew, the strongest storm to menace the Caribbean islands in years, spun slowly toward the region. Matthew is expected to scrape western Haiti on Monday as a major storm bringing 145 mile per hour...

  • PORT-AU-PRINCE, Oct 2- Haiti issued a red alert and evacuated families from tiny outlying islands as Hurricane Matthew, the strongest storm to cross the Caribbean in years, shifted its route toward the impoverished country. Matthew is expected to make landfall in Haiti on Monday as a major storm bringing 150 mile per hour winds and extreme rain to the southern...

  • KINGSTON/ PORT-AU-PRINCE, Oct 2- The United States prepared to airlift hundreds of people from its Guantanamo Bay naval base as the most powerful cyclone to form over the Atlantic since Hurricane Felix in 2007 ground slowly towards Jamaica, Haiti and Cuba. Simultaneously, the storm is forecast to lash southern Haiti, possibly dumping up to 40 inches of rain there...

  • KINGSTON/ PORT-AU-PRINCE, Oct 1- Haiti has began evacuating residents by boat from outlying islands in preparation for Hurricane Matthew, the fiercest storm to cross the Caribbean for years that threatens to wreak widespread damage in the region with flash floods and high winds. Simultaneously. the storm is forecast to lash southern Haiti, dumping up to 40...

  • KINGSTON/ PORT-AU-PRINCE, Oct 1- Haiti has began evacuating residents by boat from outlying islands in preparation for Hurricane Matthew, the fiercest storm to cross the Caribbean for years that threatens to wreak widespread damage in the region with flash floods and high winds. Simultaneously. the storm is forecast to lash southern Haiti, dumping up to 40...

  • KINGSTON/ PORT-AU-PRINCE, Oct 1- Haiti has began evacuating residents by boat from outlying islands in preparation for Hurricane Matthew, the fiercest storm to cross the Caribbean for years that threatens to wreak widespread damage in the region with flash floods and high winds. Simultaneously. the storm is forecast to lash southern Haiti, dumping up to 40...

  • KINGSTON/ PORT-AU-PRINCE, Oct 1- Haiti has began evacuating residents by boat from outlying islands in preparation for Hurricane Matthew, the fiercest storm to cross the Caribbean for years that threatens to wreak widespread damage in the region with flash floods and high winds. Simultaneously. the storm is forecast to lash southern Haiti, dumping up to 40...

  • KINGSTON, Jamaica, Oct 1- Hurricane Matthew, the most powerful cyclone to form over the Atlantic since Hurricane Felix in 2007, churned across the Caribbean on Saturday on a path expected to put it over Jamaica and Haiti on Monday. The hurricane could also affect tourist destinations such as Montego Bay in the north and the southwest coast of flood-prone Haiti...

  • KINGSTON, Jamaica, Oct 1- Jamaicans were bracing on Saturday for the arrival of Hurricane Matthew, as it approached that island as well as Haiti and Cuba, bringing winds reaching 140 miles per hour, powerful enough to wreck homes. Matthew, the strongest hurricane in the Atlantic Ocean since Felix in 2007, was forecast to make landfall as a major storm on Monday on...

  • KINGSTON, Jamaica, Oct 1- Hurricane Matthew weakened slightly on Saturday as it headed towards Jamaica, Haiti and Cuba, but with winds reaching 145 miles per hour, locals braced for the arrival of a storm forecasters warned was powerful enough to wreck homes. Matthew, the strongest hurricane in the Atlantic Ocean since Felix in 2007, was forecast to make landfall...

  • KINGSTON, Jamaica, Oct 1- Hurricane Matthew weakened slightly on Saturday as it headed towards Jamaica and Cuba, but with winds reaching 145 miles per hour, islanders braced for its arrival as forecasters warned the storm was still powerful enough to wreck homes. Matthew, the strongest hurricane in the Atlantic Ocean since Felix in 2007, was forecast to make...

  • KINGSTON, Jamaica, Oct 1- Hurricane Matthew weakened slightly on Saturday as it headed towards Jamaica and Cuba, but with winds reaching 155 miles per hour forecasters said the storm was still powerful enough to wreck homes and islanders braced for its arrival. Matthew, the strongest hurricane in the Atlantic Ocean since Felix in 2007, was forecast to make...