TS Kirk drops heavy rain across eastern Caribbean
ROSEAU, Dominica (AP) — Tropical Storm Kirk dropped heavy rain and unleashed flooding as it passed through the eastern Caribbean on Thursday.
A tropical storm warning was in effect for Barbados, St. Lucia, Dominica, Martinique and Guadeloupe. A tropical storm watch was issued for St. Vincent and the Grenadines.
Officials in the French Caribbean island of Guadeloupe closed schools on Thursday and Friday as a preventive measure. Rain and thunderstorms were starting to spread across Barbados.
Hurricane Maria thrusts Dominica leader into spotlight
ROSEAU, Dominica (AP) — As Hurricane Maria hammered Dominica with 160 mph (260 kph) winds Monday, Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit hunkered down in his official residence and turned to social media to tell of the storm's fury, each post more dire than the previous.
Maria's "merciless" winds were turning sheet metal into deadly projectiles and "we dare not look out," Skerrit said on Facebook, praying for the tempest to end. "Rough! Rough! Rough!"
Pakistan wins its 1st test series in Caribbean
ROSEAU, Dominica (AP) — Pakistan won its first test series in the Caribbean after a dramatic end to the third test on Sunday, finally dismissing West Indies for 202 in its second innings with just one over left on day 5.
Roston Chase was left stranded on 101 not out as Pakistan won by 101 runs to clinch the three-match series 2-1.
ROSEAU, Dominica (AP) — West Indies played cautiously to reach 14-0 at stumps on day 2, still 362 runs behind Pakistan's first-innings total of 376 in the decisive third test on Thursday.
Kieran Powell was 9 not out and Kraigg Brathwaite undefeated on 5 at Windsor Park.
West Indies faced 11 overs in the final session after Pakistan had resumed on 169-2 overnight and made slow progress throughout the day.
ROSEAU, Dominica (AP) — West Indies lined up to form a guard of honor when Younis Khan came out to bat in what could be his last innings for Pakistan on Wednesday as the tourists dominated day 1 of the decisive third test.