After being slammed by &to=http:// english.pravda.ru/main/2001/11/06/20184_.html' target=_blank> hurricane Charley and drenched by hurricane Frances, islanders here in Florida are breathing a little more easily after weather reports suggest hurricane Ivan is no longer headed this way.
But some have their bags packed just in case. "If Ivan turns, I have a hotel room reserved 200 miles away," says John Corey. "I'm gone."
Hurricane Ivan has left at least 65 dead and thousands homeless as it raced through the Caribbean, pounding Grenada, Jamaica, Grand Cayman, and northwestern Cuba.
An explosion of household gas occurred in a nine-storeyed apartment building in the city of Shakhty, the Rostov region of Russia. The blast destroyed two storeys of the building