Ivan decimates Grenada

From the Jamaica Observer:

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados – There are reports that at least 12 people were killed and 90 per cent of all homes in Grenada have been destroyed by Hurricane Ivan which has left “incalculable destruction” in the Caribbean ‘Isle of Spice’. [emphasis mine]

One response to “Ivan decimates Grenada”

  1. Donald Larson

    This was just sent to me by a friend in South Carolina. at 2:15 PM PST.

    > WTNT61 KNHC 091040
    > TCUAT
    > BULLETIN
    > HURRICANE IVAN UPDATE
    > NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
    > 635 AM AST THU SEP 9 2004
    >
    > AN AIR FORCE RESERVE RECONNAISSANCE AIRCRAFT INVESTIGATING IVAN
    > THIS MORNING RECENTLY REPORTED…AT 614 AM AST OR 1014Z…A
    > FLIGHT-LEVEL WIND OF 154 KT IN THE NORTHEAST QUADRANT. THEY ALSO
    > REPORTED A LOWER CENTRAL PRESSURE OF 920 MB…SUGGESTING THAT IVAN
    > MAY CONTAIN SURFACE WINDS A LITTLE STRONGER THAN THE 160 MPH
    > INDICATED IN THE 5 AM AST ADVISORY. DROPSONDE WIND REPORTS ALSO
    > INDICATED WINDS OF NEAR 210 MPH AT AN ALTITUDE OF ABOUT 350 FEET
    > ABOVE THE OCEAN SURFACE.
    >
    > FORECASTER STEWART

    Don