Tropical Storm Olga

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Caribbean Storm's Toll at 38

Tens of thousands homeless as UN scrambles for aid

(Newser) - The death toll from a violent storm that ripped through the Caribbean earlier this week has risen to 38 as flood waters recede and rescuers comb through the wreckage, the BBC reports. All but three of the deaths from Tropical Storm Olga were in the Dominican Republic, where tens of... More »

Flooding Claims 9 in Caribbean

Tropical storm batters Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico

(Newser) - Tropical Storm Olga set off flash floods in the Dominican Republic yesterday, killing at least 8 people, reports Reuters. Another man died in a mudslide in nearby Puerto Rico. The storm was downgraded to a tropical depression by the end of the day, and predicted to head between Jamaica and... More »

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