Haiti braces for approaching storm

Tropical storm heading towards Haiti where it could compound efforts to halt a cholera outbreak.

Hurricane Tomas, which had been raging through the Caribbean with heavy winds of up to 100 kilometres, has been downgraded to a tropical storm.

But the storm system, which is now headed towards Haiti, could still wreak havoc in the earthquake-ravaged country that is already battling an outbreak of cholera.

Al Jazeera’s Craig Mauro reports from the Haitian capital, Port-au-Prince where residents are bracing themselves for more destruction.

Source : Al Jazeera


Hurricane Tomas is moving in a westward direction, triggering fears of compounding problems in cholera-hit Haiti.

31 Oct 2010
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