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9/06/2007

Toll from Hurricane Felix rises

Breaking Earth News
Central America
PUERTO CABEZAS, Nicaragua - Doctors threw together a makeshift clinic yesterday to tend to the injured after powerful Hurricane Felix flooded their hospital and wrecked villages on Nicaragua's Caribbean coast. Remnants of the storm drenched Central America in rain and the death toll rose to 18, with dozens missing.




Felix Toll in Nicaragua Rises Above 40

The death toll from Hurricane Felix rose to more than 40 on Thursday as rescuers searched the seas and civil defense workers reached isolated communities devastated by the Category 5 storm. Scores of others remained missing. Image: This NOAA satellite image taken Thursday, Sept. 6, 2007 at 1:45 a.m. EDT shows Tropical Storm Henriette over northwestern Mexico, which is generating widespread cloudiness with moderate to heavy rainfall.
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