- The Washington Times - Friday, September 5, 2008

A look at deaths so far from the 2008 Atlantic hurricane season:

Five of 10 named storms so far this Atlantic hurricane season have caused deaths, mostly due to floods and mudslides:

_ Arthur: 5 in Belize; 2 in Honduras

_ Dolly: 1 in Mexico; 1 in Florida

_ Fay: 15 in Florida; 9 in Haiti; 3 in Dominican Republic.

_ Gustav: 76 in Haiti; 26 in the U.S. (19 in Louisiana, 4 in Georgia, 3 in Mississippi); 12 in Jamaica; 8 in Dominican Republic

_ Hanna: 137 in Haiti; 2 in Puerto Rico.

_ Ike: Storm still at sea, no deaths reported

_ Josephine: Storm still at sea, no deaths reported

Note: Totals are based on official figures released by each government. Florida includes deaths indirectly caused by a storm.

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