Four people were reportedly killed in the Dominican Republic and several more died in neighboring Haiti as Topical Storm Laura swept across the Caribbean towards Cuba on Sunday, August 23.
This video shows flooded streets in Santo Domingo Este, in the Dominican Republic, on the Sunday morning. Local news reports said several buildings collapsed in the La Yuca, a neighborhood in the Los Rios area of Santo Domingo, the nation’s capital.
On Sunday, the National Hurricane Center said Tropical Storm Laura was nearing Cuba and warned the storm could bring “life-threatening flash flooding” to the Dominican Republic, Haiti, Cuba, and Jamaica. Credit: Edmundo Antonio via Storyful