Grace approaching Dominican Republic and Haiti, heavy rainfall expected

Grace approaching Dominican Republic and Haiti, heavy rainfall expected

Tropical Depression "Grace" is approaching the southern coast of the Dominican Republic and Haiti, rising the threat of flash flooding and mudslides across Hispaniola today. Heavy rainfall is forecast across the Dominican Republic, Haiti, Cuba, Jamaica,…

At least 3 dead, thousands of homes flooded as torrential rains hit Haiti

At least 3 dead, thousands of homes flooded as torrential rains hit Haiti

Torrential rains have been affecting Haiti since April 2, 2021, resulting in extensive damage and at least three fatalities. At least 149 homes have been damaged, with more than 1 270 properties still submerged in floodwaters. Persistent heavy rains have been…

Deadly flash floods hit Ouest Department, Haiti

Deadly flash floods hit Ouest Department, Haiti

At least 4 people have been killed and another four are missing after heavy rain produced severe flash flooding in Haiti's Ouest Department from June 3 to 6, 2019. According to Directorate of Civil Protection (DPC) and media reports, roads and bridges were…

Deadly floods and landslides hit Haiti, Dominican Republic and Jamaica

Deadly floods and landslides hit Haiti, Dominican Republic and Jamaica

Heavy rainfall affected the Dominican Republic, Haiti and Jamaica between May 2 and 7, 2018, causing floods and landslides and leaving at least 4 people dead. The Emergency Operations Center (COE) initially raised red alert level in San Cristóbal province,…

Storm leaves severe damage across Matthew-stricken Haiti and Jamaica

Storm leaves severe damage across Matthew-stricken Haiti and Jamaica

Heavy rains in the South Department of Haiti, heavily affected by Hurricane "Matthew" last year, caused severe damage between April 20 and 23, 2017. At least six people have lost lives, several houses were completely destroyed and at least 5 000 damaged….

Matthew hits Cuba, passing directly over the Bahamas toward Florida

Matthew hits Cuba, passing directly over the Bahamas toward Florida

After making landfall near Les Anglais in western Haiti at 11:00 UTC on October 4, 2016, with maximum sustained winds of 230 km/h (145 mph) and gusts to 278 km/h (172 mph), Matthew slowed down, made a second landfall on the eastern tip of Cuba around 00:00 UTC…