108 Killed In Haiti Hit By Hurricane Matthew



Deadly hurricane Matthew was roaring through the central bahamas early on Thursday after leaving a trail of destruction in Haiti, the Dominican Republic and Cuba.


Two men push a motorbike through a street flooded by a nearby river that overflowed from heavy rains caused by hurricane Matthew in Haiti.

Matthew is the strongest hurricane in the Caribbean since Felix in 2007. On Tuesday and Wednesday it whipped Cuba and Haiti with 140 mile per hour (225 kph) winds and torrential rain, pummeling towns, crops and homes and killing livestock.

23 dead with many of them killed by falling trees, flying debris and swollen rivers.  The "monster" hurricane left 50 dead in the single town of Roche-a-Bateau, on Haiti's south coast. The storm was expected to intensify as it approaches the US state of Florida.

The devastation in Haiti prompted authorities to postpone a presidential election scheduled for Sunday.

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