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Hurricane Dorian hurls toward Bahamas

ITN News Editor
By ITN News Editor August 31, 2019 12:46

Hurricane Dorian hurls toward Bahamas

Residents of the Bahamas boarded up shops and filled their cars with gas in anticipation of Hurricane Dorian, which had strengthened into a category 4 storm, packing maximum sustained winds of 140 mph.

The hurricane was approaching the northwestern islands of Grand Bahama and Abaco.In a televised news conference Friday afternoon, Bahamian Prime Minister Hubert Minnis said Dorian was moving slowly, extending the islands’ exposure to the storm.

The Tourism Ministry in the Bahamas stressed that tourists did not need to leave the Bahamian capital of Nassau or nearby Paradise Island, which are not expected to experience the worst hurricane conditions.

ITN News Editor
By ITN News Editor August 31, 2019 12:46