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Monday, 5 November, 2001, 17:02 GMT
In pictures: Michelle's destructive power
By the time Hurricane Michelle reached Cuba, it had already left a trail of destruction in its path and killed 20 people in Central America and Jamaica.

Michelle, which has brought torrential rain and flooding, is now reported to be losing strength - but people in Florida and the Bahamas are bracing themselves for more danger.

Car in Cuba drives through rainstorm caused by Hurricane Michelle
Hurricane Michelle brought torrential rainstorms to Cuba

Construction worker guides people away from unsafe buildings in Cuba
Wind gusts of up to 120km were recorded

Man drives through rainstorm caused by Hurricane Michelle in Cuba
But the most powerful hurricane to hit Cuba for 50 years did not deter one intrepid cyclist

Oloman bridge, Honduras
Earlier, the hurricane destroyed bridges in Honduras

Street in La Lima, 230km north of Tegucigalpa, Honduras
This was the only means of escape in La Lima, Honduras

Children queue for food and drink in La Lima, Honduras
The flooding left many without food or shelter

See also:

03 Nov 01 | Americas
Hurricane Michelle leaves 20 dead
10 Oct 01 | Americas
Belize surveys hurricane aftermath
07 Oct 01 | Americas
Hurricane Iris threatens Caribbean
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