Tropical Storm Grace heads towards quake-ravaged Haiti.
As folks in Haiti desperately seek for survivors from a devastating earthquake, the specter of yet one more pure catastrophe looms over the island.
Tropical Storm Grace is projected to go over Haiti on Monday, the Nationwide Hurricane Heart stated. A tropical storm watch has been issued, and the middle suggested folks on the island to observe the trail of the storm, which might dump heavy rain and produce excessive winds to Haiti.
Robbie Berg, a hurricane specialist on the heart, stated on Saturday that the earthquake might improve the prospect of mudslides.
“It might have shifted a number of the floor and soil, which might make mudslides extra frequent,” he stated.
The storm was skirting Puerto Rico on Sunday and on a path to go straight over the Dominican Republic, Haiti after which Cuba earlier than heading north towards the Gulf Coast of america.
The storm shaped within the japanese Caribbean on Saturday morning, because the earthquake rocked Haiti’s western peninsula. It’s the seventh named storm of the 2021 Atlantic hurricane season and follows a number of days of floods and energy outages unleashed this week by Tropical Storm Fred, which weakened to a tropical melancholy.