August 22, 2020

Haiti warns residents to prepare as tropical storm Laura nears

Port-au-Prince (AFP) – Haitian authorities on Saturday urged residents to prepare for tropical storm Laura, which is expected to bring torrential rains, flooding and landslides before possibly building up to hurricane force as it churns toward the US.The Atlantic storm season, which runs through November, could be one of the busiest ever this year, with the US National Hurricane Center predicting as many as 25 named storms.¬†Laura is the 12th so far.”To those people living in at-risk zones, where there could be landslides or floods, be ready to evacuate if the authorities order it,” said Jerry …


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