A: Hurricane Matthew hit the vulnerable nation of Haiti on Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2016. The hurricane is also expected to strike parts of Jamaica, Cuba, the Bahamas, and the U.S. southeastern coast.
A: Hurricane Matthew has been described as the most powerful Atlantic storm in nearly a decade. Media outlets have already reported several hurricane-related deaths. The storm was classified as a category 4 hurricane on Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2016, and hit Haiti with winds of up to 145 mph. Hurricane Matthew has already displaced hundreds of people in Haiti and left many without electricity. It is expected to cause catastrophic flash floods and mudslides.
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