Haiti issued a red alert and evacuated families from tiny outlying islands as Hurricane Matthew, the strongest storm to cross the Caribbean in years, shifted its route toward the impoverished country.
Matthew is expected to make landfall in Haiti on Monday as a major storm bringing 150 mile per hour (240 kph) winds and extreme rain to the southern coast, simultaneously lashing Jamaica.
Powerful late-season storm is churning towards Cuba; Gitmo under direct threat, and storm on potential East Coast track
Hurricane Matthew, the most powerful Caribbean storm in a decade, churned towards Haiti, Jamaica and Cuba Sunday on a path forecasters said could take it to the eastern United States. At 0900 GMT "powerful Hurricane Matthew" was slo...
The potentially devastating Category 4 storm swirled across the Caribbean Sunday toward Haiti and Jamaica.