UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON (OBSERVATORY) — Sweeping everything in its path, Hurricane Dorian caused considerable damage to the Bahamas, especially in the city of Marsh Harbor. Images of the locality, literally in ruins, were broadcast on social networks.
Destroyed houses, uprooted trees, damaged cars and boats: the heavy toll of Hurricane Dorian, which devastated the city of Marsh Harbor on the Abaco Islands in the Bahamas , can be seen in many photos and videos relayed on social networks.
— Getty Images News (@GettyImagesNews) September 4, 2019
— Sébastien Blanc (@sebastienblanc) September 5, 2019
According to media reports, the city has been destroyed 60%.
Aerial footage shows catastrophic devastation caused by Hurricane Dorian in the Bahamas’ Marsh Harbour and Great Abaco Island, as the storm flooded neighborhoods, flattened buildings and scattered boats. https://t.co/iAkS1v0FOp pic.twitter.com/K19qZHzhBS
— ABC News (@ABC) September 4, 2019
This video captures devastation in the Bahamas from Hurricane Dorian.
“There’s damages everywhere around my area,” one eyewitness said. “Cars and houses destroyed. This is what’s left of Marsh Harbour. This needs to end.” https://t.co/ofVa1DE7CI pic.twitter.com/JoTW2kwETY
— CNN (@CNN) September 3, 2019
— Mardo (@CashMardo) September 1, 2019
– Bahamas balance sheet gets heavier –
Dorian, who hit the Bahamas in category 5 – the highest – has killed 43, according to a new count announced by Erica Wells Cox, spokesman for Bahamian Prime Minister Hubert Minnis, on the US channel NBC News. The previous balance sheet reported 30 deaths.
The winds blew at a speed of nearly 300 km / h around his eye. The destruction is considerable: hundreds of houses have seen their roofs fly away, cars have been submerged and boats shattered.
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