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Last Updated: Saturday September 06 2008 12:57 GMT

In pictures: Haiti storm kills hundreds

flooding caused by Hurricane Hanna in Gonaives, Haiti's second largest city

While Hurricane Gustav caused lots of problems in America, the island of Haiti in the Caribbean had it worse. Tropical Storm Hanna closely followed, and left lots of flooding.

flooding caused by Hurricane Hanna in Gonaives, Haiti's second largest city

Almost 500 bodies have been found in the city of Gonaives, Haiti's second largest city. There are worries that more bodies may be found.

aerial view of the flooding caused by Hurricane Hanna in Gonaives

Hanna raged through Haiti for four days, and dumped masses of water on the country.

A man stacks bottles of water donated by Word Food Program in Gonaives, Haiti

Aid has arrived at Haiti, to help the 600,000 people in need of assistance. This man is stacking bottles of clean water, supplied by the World Food Program.

Women make their way through a flooded street on September 5, 2008 in Gonaives

Thousands of people tried to escape the flood waters by climbing onto rooftops and balconies.

Tropical storms Hanna and Ike

This satellite image shows Tropical Storm Hanna in the middle of the picture, heading towards North and South Carolina. At the bottom right is Hurricane Ike.

Hurricane Ike

This is a closer view of Hurricane Ike. It's not expected to strike Haiti directly, but will still dump a lot of rain on the island. It is on target for the Bahamas.