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  • 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...

  • 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 as islanders braced for its arrival. 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 moved towards Jamaica and Cuba, although with winds of up to 155 miles per hour it is powerful enough to wreck houses, forecasters said. The strongest hurricane in the Atlantic Ocean since Felix in 2007 was forecast to make landfall as a major storm on Monday on Jamaica's southern coast,...

  • KINGSTON, Jamaica, Sept 30- Hurricane Matthew surged in power on Friday to become the Caribbean's strongest storm in nine years as it moved towards Jamaica and Cuba with winds of up to 160 miles per hour powerful enough to wreck houses, forecasters said. The strongest hurricane in the Atlantic Ocean since Felix in 2007 was forecast to make landfall as a major storm...

  • KINGSTON, Jamaica, Sept 30- Hurricane Matthew surged in power on Friday to become the Caribbean's strongest storm in nine years as it moved towards Jamaica and Cuba with winds of up to 160 miles per hour powerful enough to wreck houses, forecasters said. Matthew was about 440 miles southeast of Kingston, Jamaica, and the U.S. National Hurricane Center designated it...

  • KINGSTON, Jamaica, Sept 30- Hurricane Matthew surged in power on Friday to become the Caribbean's first major hurricane in four years as it moved towards Jamaica and Cuba with winds of up to 160 miles per hour powerful enough to wreck houses, forecasters said. Matthew was about 440 miles southeast of Kingston, Jamaica, and the U.S. National Hurricane Center...

  • KINGSTON, Jamaica, Sept 30- Hurricane Matthew surged in power on Friday to become the Caribbean's first major hurricane in four years as it moved towards Jamaica and Cuba with winds of up to 150 miles per hour powerful enough to wreck houses, forecasters said. Matthew was about 440 miles southeast of Kingston, Jamaica, and the U.S. National Hurricane Center...

  • KINGSTON, Jamaica, Sept 30- Hurricane Matthew surge in power on Friday to become the Caribbean's first major hurricane in four years as it moved towards Jamaica and Cuba with winds of up to 150 miles per hour powerful enough to wreck houses, forecasters said. Matthew was about 440 miles southeast of Kingston, Jamaica, and the U.S. National Hurricane Center...

  • KINGSTON, Jamaica, Sept 30- Hurricane Matthew strengthened on Friday into the Caribbean's first major hurricane in four years as it moved towards Jamaica and Cuba with winds of up to 140 miles per hour powerful enough to wreck houses, forecasters said. It is forecast to make landfall as a major storm on Monday on Jamaica's palm-fringed southern coast, home to...

  • PORT-AU-PRINCE, Sept 30- Hurricane Matthew strengthened on Friday into the Caribbean's first major hurricane in four years as it moved towards Jamaica, Haiti and Cuba with winds of up to 115 miles per hour that could cause devastating damage, forecasters said. It is forecast to make landfall as a major storm on Monday on Jamaica's palm-fringed southern coast,...

  • PORT-AU-PRINCE, Sept 30- Hurricane Matthew strengthened on Friday into the Caribbean's first major hurricane in four years as it moved towards Jamaica, Haiti and Cuba with winds of up to 115 miles per hour that could cause devastating damage, forecasters said. It is forecast to make landfall as a major storm on Monday on Jamaica's palm-fringed southern coast,...

  • A satellite image taken September 30, 2016.

    Hurricane Matthew strengthened into a Category 3 hurricane while moving west-southwestward.

  • Sept 30- Hurricane Matthew has strengthened into a Category 3 hurricane on the Saffir-Simpson Wind Scale while moving west- southwestward over the Caribbean Sea, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said on Friday. Matthew was located about 495 miles southeast of Kingston, Jamaica with maximum sustained winds of 115 miles per hour, the Miami- based weather...

  • Sept 30- Hurricane Matthew has strengthened into a Category 3 hurricane on the Saffir-Simpson Wind Scale while moving west- southwestward over the Caribbean Sea, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said on Friday. Matthew was located about 495 miles southeast of Kingston, Jamaica with maximum sustained winds of 115 miles per hour, the Miami- based weather...

  • Usain Bolt of Jamaica celebrates after winning the Men's 4 x 100m Relay Final on Day 14 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium on August 19, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

    Usain Bolt drew down the curtain on his brilliant Olympic career by securing a sweep of the sprint titles for a third successive Games on Friday.