Thirty People Died In Hurricane Dorian, Says Bahamas Prime Minister - TNBC USA

On Thursday, Bahamas Prime Minister Hubert Minnis has told sources that the death toll to 30 from Hurricane Dorian.  

Earlier, authorities had reported 20 dead but have also warned that the actual figure is sure to be far higher.

PM Minnis has reported that the devastating storm has caused “generational devastation”.   

The United Nations has said that 70000 people were in the “immediate need” of aid in the Bahamas. 

Hurricane Dorina is a Category 2 storm, strikes the United States of South California and North California last night with strong winds and driving rain, brought dangerous storm surge.  

The country has rescued victims of the storm with bulldozer and jet skis as the United States Coast Guard, Royal Navy of Britain, and aid groups tried to offer medicine and food to survivors and take the people to safety.   

Roads and airports were flooded after the Category 2 storm hits the Bahamas in the recorded history stationed over Grand Bahama and Abaco Islands, strikes with winds up to 185 mph and torrential rain before moves into open waters on a course toward Florida.  

The devastating storm pushed winds and muddly brown floodwaters have destroyed thousands of homes, crippled hospitals and trapped people in attics.  

Lia Head-Rigby, who is operating a local Hurricane relief group over the country was quoted saying, “It’s total devastation. It’s decimated. Apocalyptic. It’s not rebuilding something that was there; we have to start again.”

She continued that her representatives on Abaco have informed her that there were “a lot more dead” but has no number of remainings being gathered. 

PM Minnis further expected more death and also predicted that rebuilding would require “a massive, coordinated effort.”

He said, “We are in the midst of one of the greatest national crises in our country’s history,” adding that “no effort or resources will be held back.”

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