First the earthquake struck, then the tropical storm … Haiti was not destroyed once, but twice!

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After the terrible weekend earthquake, Haiti is now under the influence of tropical storm Grace

Haiti was hit by Tropical Storm Grace, this time after a magnitude 7.2 earthquake on Saturday.

Heavy rains and high winds caused by Tropical Storm Grace were effective in southwestern Haiti, which was most severely damaged by the earthquake, officials said.

The capital Port-au-Prince was also affected by the rains.

Haitian Prime Minister Ariel Henry told reporters they were facing an “exceptional situation”.

Gede Peterson, director of Les Cayes General Hospital, said they plan to set up tents outside the hospital for those injured in the quake, but officials said it would not be safe.

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Storm Tropical Grace is expected to move to Jamaica and Cuba after Haiti.

In the 7.2 magnitude earthquake that hit Haiti off the coast of Haiti on Saturday, 1,419 people died and more than 6,900 were injured.

A one-month state of emergency has been declared in the country.

Officials said there had been great destruction in the country and search and rescue efforts continued under the rubble.

Haiti’s Civil Defense Agency said the number of people who lost their lives in the earthquake rose to 1,419, while the number of injured topped 6,000,900.

The country’s government, which has been exposed to great destruction and shock, has called for international help.

The US Geological Survey (USGS) announced that the epicenter of the magnitude 7.2 earthquake was 12 kilometers northeast of Saint-Jean-du-Sud.

After the earthquake felt in Port-au-Prince, the capital of Haiti, people took to the streets in panic.

After a while, the USGS lifted the tsunami alert after the earthquake recorded at a depth of 10 kilometers.

It was said that teams have been directed to the area for search and rescue efforts.

Haitian Prime Minister Ariel Henry said in a statement that the earthquake caused extensive damage.

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First the earthquake hit, then the tropical storm ... Haiti was destroyed not one, but two.


One of the world’s leading earthquakes in the last century occurred in Haiti on January 12, 2010.

According to official figures, 316,000 people died and 300,000 were injured in the magnitude 7 earthquake that occurred in the south of the country.

1.3 million people were left homeless in the earthquake that caused great destruction.

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