Tropical Storm Erika: At Least 4 Dead, Widespread Flooding Reported in Dominica; Florida Prepares For Possible Impacts

Tropical Storm Erika brought deadly flooding and mudslides to parts of Dominica in the Lesser Antilles, prompting search and rescue crews to scour the island for people who may be missing in isolated communties.

“Erika has really, really visited us with a vengeance,” Claude Weeks, assistance police superintendent, told The Associated Press during a phone interview. Because many roads and bridges are impassable, crews are trying to reach isolated communities via the ocean, he added.Read More…

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