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- A couple of examples of landslides caused by the heavy rains
  • By Matthew <matthew at virek.net>
  • Date: Sat, 14 Nov 2020 12:20:54 -0400
The road completely cut off:


Another view:


A major slide destroying this poor man’s shelter for animals:



Martinique is still on Yellow alert for rain. Very wet earth and just a little more rain and we’ll see more of these.



Matthew Cowen


- Severe weather, landslides and life loss
  • By Matthew Cowen <matthew at virek.net>
  • Date: Tue, 10 Nov 2020 19:15:04 -0400
Severe rain for the last few days, particularly in the north east of the 
island. Several landslides, some more dangerous than others, with several 
houses broken completely destroyed by the land on which they’re built sliding. 
With sadness, I report that a man of Fifty-odd years was taken by surprise in 
his car and taken out to see, where his body was finally recovered a couple of 
days later.

We’re not out of the woods yet. The wet air mass seems to have stalled over the 
eastern Caribbean and is producing flooding and worse in other islands. We’re 
staying on Orange alert for the moment.

Take care and stay safe. My best.

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Matthew Cowen | matthew at virek.net |  at virek

- Fwd: News from Martinique
  • By Gert van Dijken <gert at vandijken.com>
  • Date: Wed, 29 Jul 2020 08:52:58 -0700

From: heloise Marchais <misshurricanes68 at gmail.com>
Date: Tue, Jul 28, 2020 at 7:37 PM
Subject: News from Martinique
Rain and a lot of thunder and lightnings since 8:45 pm. Some gusts from time to time  but the main point is the electric activity.

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