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Four dead in Florida by hurricane Matthew

Four dead in Florida by hurricane Matthew

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In Florida, four people to life come through the hurricane Matthew. Also, more than a million people without power.

That made the governor of Florida, Rick Scott Friday announced, reports CNN. He also said that about 23,000 people their home have fled and hide in 180 locations.

Scott expected that Florida still days the effects will feel from the storm. “The flooding around Jacksonville can still take days, and the flooding of rivers still longer.”

The storm has weakened to category 2, reports the national orkaancentrum. The eye of the storm is still not country come.

President Obama announced Thursday night (Dutch time) all of the state of emergency. In Florida, but also in the states of Georgia and South Carolina, where the hurricane later expected, went to an evacuation-advice to millions of residents. Reuters news agency spoke of a “mass evacuation,” though it is not clear how many people have responded to the call.

Devastation caused by hurricane Matthew

The American flag waving in the wind of hurricane Matthew.
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Lights have failed on a highway in Florida.
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An inhabitant of Fort Pierce cleans up after hurricane Matthew by her place of residence, it is gone.
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People drive way out of Kissime, Florida.
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In Jacksonville (Florida), people will have Friday to take refuge in a school is found.
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Gas stations in Titusville (Florida) are out of use.
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In Kissimmee (Florida) fill the inhabitants sandbags in preparation for the hurricane.
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The shelves in a supermarket in Kissimee (Florida) are virtually empty.
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People buy necessities to their house close to knocking at the hardware store Home Depot.
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A man in South Carolina is preparing for the arrival of the hurricane.
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In Florida remain subject to other amusement parks, the Friday close.
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People leave Disney World in Orlando after it was decided to have the park to close.
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A policeman walks on the beach of Singer Island (Florida), prior to the hurricane.
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People do card games in a school in Florida, where they reside, in anticipation of the hurricane.
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People on the beach of Jupiter (Florida), prior to the hurricane.
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In Florida’s blowing and raining hard. Hurricane Matthew comes in the night from Thursday to Friday.
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Golden Beach, a beach in Miami, is closed.
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The hurricane is accompanied with heavy rain.
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Hurricane Matthew are hundreds of deaths in Haiti.
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The inhabitants of Croix Marche-a-Terre, in the southwestern part of Haiti, making food.
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The hurricane has, among others, in Petit Goâve (Haiti) floods taken care of.
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Clouds hang over Pétionville in Haiti.
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Inhabitants of Sous Roche, in the southwest of Haiti, to repair their houses.
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Trees are almost omgeblazen in the Bahamas.
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Several buses were deployed to the people of the affected areas to evacuate.
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A police officer helps with carrying stuff.

The people who had to be evacuated, must register.
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Haiti

Especially in Haiti caused many of deaths caused by the hurricane. The death toll has now risen to 842. Tens of thousands of Haitians are displaced. Crops on the island have been destroyed.

Rescue workers on poverty-stricken Haiti may be some areas on the island still difficult to reach, making authorities fear that the death toll even further. In particular, remote areas of Haiti are cut off because of the outside world.

It is now the worst natural disaster that the Caribbean island has taken since the earthquake of 2010. It’s going to be the strongest hurricane in nine years, which the wind took out of 230 kilometers per hour.

Video: Tens of thousands of Haitians left homeless by hurricane Matthew

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Everything you need to know about hurricane Matthew

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