Haiti is a country that is regularly whipped by hurricanes and now hurricane Hanna has gone and left a death toll of 61, local authorities told the media.
In Gonaives alone, a city in the center of the country 27 persons are dead. That city, like many areas in Haiti, remain under water and incommunicable. Now, Hanna is heading for the Turks and Caicos islands passing by the Bahama, to the south east of the United States.
Meanwhile, Hurricane Ike gained strength in its trajectory towards the Caribbean and the U.S. National Hurricane Center classified the storm as a category 4 cyclone.
At its center, the hurricane carries winds of up to 215 kilometers per hour, meaning it is extremely dangerous according to the experts. It is moving at a speed of 28 kilometers per hour towards the Caribbean, where it is expected to arrive by the weekend, although it remains unknown where and if it will hit land.