Hurricane Matthew Satelite image color coded to indicate wind speeds as it strikes Haiti in 2016

Monitoring Hurricane Matthew

Hurricane Matthew attained hurricane status on September 29, 2016 and became a Category 5 hurricane on September 30 in the Caribbean Sea. On October 1, it weakened to a Category 4. Source It made landfall near Les Anglais, Haiti about 700 AM EDT (1100 UTC) on October 4, 2016. Source Southern Haiti has effectively been cut off after the bridge linking it to the capital, Port-au-Prince, collapsed. The deputy mayor of the southern coastal town of Les Cayes described the scene there as “catastrophic”. Source

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