Hurricane Maria : 3 Killed in Haiti
Three people were killed on Thursday in Haiti as heavy rains associated with the powerful Hurricane Maria lashed sections of the country.
The police report that a 45-year-old man drowned as he attempted to cross the Grand Ravine river.
They say two people in the district of Cornillon were killed by lightning.
The authorities reported that just over 33 shelters were opened in the Artibonite department in the western end of the country as flooding was reported in some areas.
As a precaution, the authorities announced that schools located in departments of North, North-East and North-West would be closed Friay.