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Hurricane Noel "goes to Central America

November 1 2007
04:14

In Central America storms, Hurricane Noel, "among his victims are already 66 people.

As reported by the Associated Press in the Dominican Republic from flooding and landslides triggered by incessant torrential rains killed at least 41 people. In Haiti, victims of disaster are 24 residents, and in Jamaica - one.

More than 50,000 Dominicans were forced to flee their homes, 12,000 of which are completely destroyed by the hurricane.

State of emergency declared in 28 provinces and the capital of the Dominican Republic - Santo Domingo.

U.S. Government, Venezuela, Brazil and the EU expressed readiness to render assistance to the Dominican Republic.

According to meteorologists, the hurricane moved to Haiti and Cuba, and the next day will move to the northwest at 13 kilometers per hour. It is assumed that the storm would affect the coast of Florida and may pose a threat to oil rigs in the Gulf of Mexico.

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