Hurricane Matthew

Hurricane Matthew rampaged through many parts of Haiti, Cuba, the Dominican Republic and the southeastern part of the United States in the begging of October. Hurricane Matthew was recorded as one of the deadliest hurricanes in the United States since 2007, ranking into a category 5 hurricane with winds up to 170mph.
A Haitian boy navigates the damage after the storm
Hurricane Matthew was formed from a tropical wave that was pushed off the African coast in late September. The tropical wave was recorded just southwest of the Cape Verde Islands on Sept. 25. It grew into a category 5 hurricane, according to the weather channel website.
Hurricane Matthew hits the Florida coast
Hurricane Matthew first hit the Caribbeans then moved quickly into The southeastern part United States. It moved very close to the coasts of Florida, Georgia, South Carolina and North Carolina. Matthew was later downgraded into a Category 1 hurricane with 75 mph winds, which in turn still caused a mess, killing at least 17 people in the US- and destroying important city roads, buildings, and people’s homes with flooding and strong winds.

-Dianna Hernandez


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