port - The death toll from Hurricane Matthew has risen in the night from Thursday to Friday to 265. That's almost double the 140 deaths that were known until now.
Sources in Haiti declaring that have been recovered numerous dead and that a remote coastal town could now be reached only by the rescue workers. There, dozens were found dead. It is expected that the death toll is still running because the emergency services can not get anywhere.
Haiti this week, along with Cuba hard hit by the hurricane, which brought winds of 230 kilometers per hour. Many people lost their lives by omwaaiende trees, flying debris and rivers burst their banks. At present regrettable are sure 261 deaths in Haiti and four in the Dominican Republic.
Matthew approaches Florida and the state of emergency has been in force in Florida and South Carolina.
Public life on the east coast of Florida Friday will be partly to lie still because of the passage of the hurricane. Walt Disney World throughout Friday remains closed because of the storm. The parks Universal Orlando and SeaWorld do not open.
Airlines have now deleted 2500 flights. The airports in Fort Lauderdale and Orlando are also expected to close.