HAITI NEWS: Mathew Slams the Island of Haiti

Hurricane Matthew is the most powerful Atlantic tropical storm in almost a decade,

Storm Matthew has sustained winds of 140 mph.

Matthew, a powerful storm with sustained winds of 140 mph, made landfall in Haiti just after 7 a.m. (8 a.m. ET) Tuesday. With communications down across much of the island, it remained too early to accurately assess the damage Wednesday morning, but civil defense officials said many homes had been destroyed or damaged in the south.

Haiti got the eye of the storm. The storm is expected to effect Cuba , The Bahamas, Jamaica, The U.S in states like South Florida, Georgia, South Carolina and South Carolina.

The full toll of this Hurricane is yet to be known.