The storm wiped out the island’s banana crop and caused millions of dollars in damage.
A weakened Tomas was taking aim on Haiti late in the week, where it threatened to unleash deadly flooding in a region still recovering from last January’s devastating earthquake and a recent cholera outbreak.
More than one million people were advised to leave earthquake homeless camps in rubble-choked Port-au-Prince.
Late Thursday, Tomas was predicted to skirt Haiti as it passed between Hispaniola and the eastern tip of Cuba.
Jamacia had received locally heavy rainfall from Tomas, which was only a tropical storm.
Hurricane Tomas Track
Satellite Loop Data: CIMSS