Last Updated: Wednesday, November 5, 2014

Rainfall in Haiti kills 8 – Major flooding in the Dominican Republic and Puerto Rico

Heavy rainfall caused by a cluster of storms in the northern Caribbean has claimed lives of at least eight people in Haiti. Major flooding has been also reported in the Dominican Republic and Puerto Rico.

Three children died in the capital of Port-au-Prince and five other people died in Cap-Haitien.

More than 1,200 houses in Cap-Haitien have been flooded.

Similarly, major flooding and landslides have been reported in Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic.

The cluster of storms is expected to strengthen on Wednesday or Thursday, The National Hurricane Center in Miami said t

Original post: Natural Disasters List November 4, 2014