Noel, the 14th named storm of the 2007
Atlantic hurricane season, which formed over the Caribbean last
weekend, whipped up waves off the south coast of the Dominican
Republic and Haiti before heading erratically for the central
Bahamas late Monday.
The Bahamas issued
a tropical storm warning that included the central and southeastern
Bahamas as well as the Turks and Caicos.
Noel has already
dumped up to 12 inches of rain over Hispaniola, causing flooding
In 2004, heavy
rains that accompanied Tropical Storm Jeanne triggered massive
mudslides in northern Haiti that left more than 3,000 dead and
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