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In pictures: Hurricane Dean

Jamaicans run toward a shelter in the capital Kingston

Jamaicans run toward a shelter in the capital Kingston as Hurricane Dean brings winds of up to 150mph (240km/h).

Downtown Kingston during Hurricane Dean

Downtown Kingston is quiet, with a month-long state of emergency having been declared by the government.

One Jamaican tries using an umbrella to resist the winds

One Jamaican tries using an umbrella to resist the winds generated by the Category Four storm.

Palm trees were buffeted and some were uprooted during the storm

Palm trees are buffeted and some uprooted during the storm which also tore off roofs from houses in southern Jamaica.

A young boy runs under the rain and wind in the capita

A young boy runs beneath the rain and wind in the capital.

High waves crash against the beach near Kingston

High waves crash against the beach beside the road between the airport and Kingston.

Haitians cycle past debris left by Hurricane Dean

The wind, rain and waves leave debris littered across Cayes-Jacmel in the south-east of the island.

Two women look for shelter as Hurricane Dean sweeps along Haiti's southern coast.

Two women look for shelter as Hurricane Dean sweeps along Haiti's southern coast.




SEE ALSO
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18 Aug 07 |  Americas
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