As the eye of Hurricane Dorian made its slow and destructive crawl across Abaco yesterday, Minister of State for Grand Bahama Kwasi Thompson said Grand Bahamians were braced for what is projected to be a “life-changing” storm for many residents on the island.
He called on Bahamians far
Gertha Joseph, 35, a resident of Marsh Harbour, Abaco, stood at the top of a concrete staircase on Sunday and watched in horror as Hurricane Dorian tore through Abaco.
She held her four-month-old son as she frantically pleaded for help.
“Everyone, please pray for us,” she cried
“I’m not sure what I’m going to meet when I get back, but none of that matters once I’m still here,” said Harrold Rolle after getting off an evacuation ferry arranged by the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) in Dover’s Point, Grand Bahama.
Rolle was one
After hundreds of residents on the Abaco cays failed to evacuate ahead of Hurricane Dorian, Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis said yesterday that the government will introduce mandatory evacuation legislation when Parliament resumes.
“This is a deadly storm and a monster storm,” he said during a
Hurricane Dorian made landfall in Hope Town before slamming into Marsh Harbour, Abaco, at 12:40 p.m. yesterday. The storm is lingering over Abaco, moving at a crawl of just 5 mph and headed toward Grand Bahama.
This monstrous storm exceeded every expectation, prediction and forecast. It
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As Hurricane Dorian, the strongest storm ever to hit the northwestern Bahamas, continued to pound Abaco on Sunday afternoon, it unleashed untold damage across parts of the island and caused widespread flooding.
Photos and videos posted to social media show the desperate attempts by many to
As Abaco continued to be pounded by Hurricane Dorian, a catastrophic category 5 storm, Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis cried as he described today as the “worst day of his life” and expressed hope that those who refused to evacuate will survive the storm.
Now packing winds up to 180 mph, Hurricane Dorian is reported to be the strongest hurricane in modern records for the northwestern Bahamas, according to the National Hurricane Center (NHC).
“Dorian has grown larger in size,” NHC said in it’s 11 a.m. advisory.
“Hurricane-force winds extend outward
Conditions have deteriorated in the Abacos as dangerous category 5 Hurricane Dorian barrels toward the area.
On Guana Cay, most locals have opted to stay despite an appeal by Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis for the cays to be evacuated.
Troy Albury, a Guana Cay resident, said