Grand Bahama island

  • United States Sep 14, 2019

    Still Reeling From Dorian, Bahamas Hit by Tropical Storm

    Tropical Storm Humberto moved away from the Bahamas on Saturday after dumping rain on parts of the archipelago’s northwest region that were already hammered by Hurricane Dorian two weeks ago. Humberto dropped rain on the islands as U.N. Secretary-General António Guterres visited the Bahamas to support humanitarian efforts in the wake of Dorian, which hit as a Category 5 storm...

  • food Sep 12, 2019

    After Dorian, Bahamas Tackles Massive Clean-Up

    A preliminary report estimates Dorian caused some $7 billion in damage, but the government has not yet offered any figures. Crews have started to remove some debris on the islands, but they are moving slowly to avoid accidentally disturbing any bodies lying in the rubble. The official death toll stands at 50, and Prime Minister Hubert Minnis said he expects...

  • spokesman Sep 11, 2019

    Tentative List of the Missing in Bahamas After Hurricane Dorian Has 2,500 Names

    The Bahamas government says there are 2,500 people on its list of those missing after Hurricane Dorian. But the names have yet to be cross-checked against the lists of people evacuated from the devastated islands or staying in shelters.

  • Florida Sep 10, 2019

    Desperation Mounts in Bahamas as Shelters Turn Evacuees Away

    Desperation mounted in the Bahamas on Tuesday as hurricane survivors arriving in the capital by boat and plane were turned away from overflowing shelters. As government officials gave assurances at a news conference that more shelters would be opened as needed, Julie Green and her family gathered outside the headquarters of the island’s emergency management agency, seeking help. “We need...

  • food Sep 8, 2019

    Silence, Devastation Mark Bahamas Town; But Some Are Staying

    The streets are filled with smashed cars, snapped power cables, shattered trees and deep silence. At the airport and dock, hundreds of people clamor for seats on airplanes and berths on ships arriving with aid and departing with people who lost their homes when deadly Hurricane Dorian struck the Bahamas. Nearly a week after disaster roared in from the sea,...

  • Donald Trump Sep 1, 2019

    Dorian Brings High Surfs and Dangerously Powerful Rip Currents to Tri-State; Makes Landfall in Nova Scotia

    Dorian, now a post-tropical cyclone, made landfall in Canada and brought very stong winds to most of Nova Scotia on Saturday evening.

  • food Sep 7, 2019

    UN, US Coast Guard and Others Aid Stricken Bahamas

    The hurricane death toll is rising in the Bahamas, in what its leader calls “this hour of darkness.” Search and rescue teams were still trying to reach some Bahamian communities isolated by floodwaters and debris Saturday after Hurricane Dorian struck the northern part of the archipelago last Sunday. At least 43 people died. Several hundred people, many of them Haitian...

  • food Sep 6, 2019

    ‘Only Animals Can Live Here’: Storm Victims in Bahamas Await Evacuation

    Carrying their meager possessions in duffel bags and shopping carts, hundreds of desperate storm victims gathered at the port in Grand Abaco on Friday in hopes of getting off the hurricane-devastated island, amid signs of rising frustration over the pace of the disaster-relief effort. “It’s chaos here,” said Gee Rolle, a 44-year-old construction worker who waited with his wife for...

  • food Sep 5, 2019

    Hurricane Death Toll in Bahamas at 30 as Aid Begins to Land

    Carrying possessions in plastic bags, some weary Bahamians whose homes were smashed by Hurricane Dorian waited Thursday for a flight out of the disaster zone as an international humanitarian effort to help the Caribbean country gained momentum. The death toll rose to 30. A few hundred people gathered at the partly flooded Leonard M. Thompson airport on Abaco island in...

  • Florida Sep 2, 2019

    ‘Catastrophic’ Hurricane Dorian Batters Bahamas; Watches, Warnings Continue in Florida

    Florida continued preparations as a slow-moving but still powerful Hurricane Dorian devastated the northwestern Bahamas Monday, while forecasters awaited the storm making a northwestward turn as it approached the East Coast. “Dorian still nearly stationary but expected to begin moving north-northwestward later this morning,” the National Hurricane Center said. Parts of Florida were under hurricane watches and warnings, as Dorian’s...

  • Florida Oct 27, 2017

    T.S. Philippe Brings Heavy Rain to South Florida

    An area of low pressure sliding out of the Northwest Caribbean on Saturday will set up our area to see anywhere between two and four inches of rain throughout the day – with localized flooding possible in areas that see abundant rainfall.

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