Thousands of families in Haiti and the neighboring Dominican Republic have been displaced by floods from a storm system that drenched the countries for several days, officials said Thursday.Haiti’s Department of Civil Protection said at least 6,000 homes were flooded in Cap-Haitien and several nearby communities and at least 66 homes were completely destroyed. 43 more words
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” Multiple local government agencies on Long Island declared states of emergency Wednesday, after a storm dumped nearly an entire summer’s worth of rain, causing major flooding in some spots that stranded motorists and snarled the morning commute.
The Florida Panhandle and southern Alabama face heavy flooding following a record rainfall from the severe storm system that has brought death and destruction across the South. 462 more words