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  • Hurricane Tomas could move toward Haiti

     
    As if they didn't have enough to contend with in Haiti, now Hurricane Tomas is forecast to become a major Cat. 3 storm and could make a turn toward that tortured island nation later this week.The National Hurricane Center in......
  • Tomas weakens, but still a threat to Haiti

     
    Tomas, weakened from its former Cat. 2 hurricane strength to a minimal tropical storm, is still expected to regain some of that strength and turn toward Haiti as a Cat. 1 hurricane by Friday morning. The island nation has been......
  • Haiti in peril as Tomas gains strength

     
    Hurricane forecasters say they see signs of strengthening in Tropical Storm Tomas, and the storm is still expected to regain hurricane strength before striking Haiti and the island of Hispaniola late this week.Tomas on Tuesday morning was located 355...
  • Tomas perks up; Haiti warned

     
    As predicted, Tomas is a tropical storm again, with top sustained winds of 45 mph. For a time earlier today, its disorganization caused some weakening, and it was demoted to a tropical depression. But the storm has revived this afternoon, and......
  • Tomas weakens, but may still regain strength

     
    A disorganized Tropical Storm Tomas weakened to a mere tropical depression overnight. Forecasters at the National Hurricane Center in Miami predict the storm will recover and reach hurricane strength again before reaching land.Still, they're having...
  • Haiti facing hurricane conditions, 5-10 inches of rain

     
    Haiti is under a Hurricane Warning today as Tropical Storm Tomas continues its slow turn in the Caribbean toward the vulnerable island nation. The warning means hurricane conditions - winds of 73 mph or more - are expected somewhere in the......
  • Haitian hardship, 15 years later

     
    by Mark Silva Standing on the Caribbean waterfront in a particularly bereft stretch of Port-au-Prince, where "households'' of worldly possessions were arrayed in square sections of dirt along the open street, it wasn't difficult to imagine the impulse...
  • Earthquakes common in Caribbean

     
    This evening's devastating 7.0 earthquake in Haiti has been followed by a series of large aftershocks measuring more than 5.0 on the Richter scale. It was also preceded by smaller quakes (2.9 to 3.4) in Puerto Rico, across the Mona......
  • Tomas spares Haiti, but cholera still a threat

     
    Hurricane Tomas passed to the west of the crowded Haitian capital Port au Prince over the weekend, mostly sparing the vulnerable earthquake resettlement camps. But local and international authorities continue to worry about the effects of heavy rains on...
  • Tears, prayers for Haiti -- again

     
    Hurricanes. Mudslides. Environmental degradation. Political upheaval and violence. And now this -- a 7.0 magnitude earthquake centered near the capital city of 2 million residents. Weep for Haiti. Pray for Haiti. Help Haiti. Nobody deserves a run of...
  • Haiti suffered in 1842 quake, too

     
    Situated as it is on the edge of an active joint in the Earth's crustal plates, Haiti is no stranger to earthquakes. Baltimore Sun librarian Paul McCardell has pulled some clips from the Sun's archives of stories we published in......
  • Va. well reacts to Haiti quake; aftershocks continue

     
    The US. Geological Survey continues to monitor seismic events in Haiti in the wake of last evening's terrible 7.0 quake just outside the capital of Port-au-Prince. At last check, the country had sustained at least 34 aftershocks of magnitude 4.5 to......