Sunday, January 19, 2020

Hurricane Dorian hits the Bahamas head-on

Featured

European Union forces Apple to abandon Lightning charging port

Recent reports revealed that the European Union may force "Apple" to change its iPhone charger again, to make it...

Mother cries beside her son’s coffin, among the victims of Ukrainian plane crash

A mother cried during the funeral of her son, one of the victims of the Ukrainian plane, which was...

NASA: 2019 Was the 2nd-Hottest Year on Record

According to independent analyses by NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Earth's global surface temperatures in...
Mehboob Ali Shaikh
Mehboob Ali Shaikh
Mehboob Ali Shaikh is the Bureau Chief of World News Observer. Based in Canada, working with Toronto 360 TV. Mehboob has accomplished Years of experience in print and broadcast media. He is an active participant in Social media strategies, including Facebook, Twitter and Skype.

The powerful Hurricane Dorian now ranked in Category 5, On Sunday slammed the Bahamas, the National Hurricane Center (NHC) evoking “catastrophic conditions” in the northwest of the archipelago.

By midday, the eye of the hurricane was about thirty kilometers from the Abacos Islands, threatened by torrential rains and devastating winds of more than 280 km/h.

“Dorian is the most violent hurricane in modern history in northwestern Bahamas,” said NHC. “This is an extremely dangerous situation”, said Ken Graham, its director.

Hubert Minnis, Prime Minister of this archipelago of some 700 islets located between Florida, Cuba and Haiti, called on the population to take shelter as quickly as possible.

People are still traumatized by Hurricane Matthew (in 2016), but it’s even worse. – Yasmin Rigby, resident of Freeport, Grand Bahama

“The winds are beginning to grow a little,” said Lucy Worboys, a resident of the capital Nassau, adding that the population was worried about rising water because “everything is so flat in the Bahamas.”

Read also: Noticeable change in Hurricane Dorian’s path, 4 US states are threatened

From the White House, US President Donald Trump has called for the utmost vigilance in the face of this “very, very powerful” hurricane.

After the Bahamas, the hurricane is expected to move closer to the east coast of Florida Monday night and Tuesday, but it is difficult to predict how strongly it will hit the “Sunshine State”.

“A lot of movement, very difficult to predict,” summed up Donald Trump on Saturday in a tweet.

“Initially, he had to hit Florida directly,” he said on Sunday morning when he arrived at the White House back from Camp David. “It seems now that it will go back to South Carolina and North Carolina. Georgia and Alabama will also be affected. ”

There is no information that Alabama, a state west of Georgia whether it is affected by Dorian.

The state of emergency had already been declared in Florida and in a dozen counties in the state of Georgia. This measure makes it possible to better mobilize the public services of the State and to resort, if necessary, to federal assistance.

Mehboob Ali Shaikh
Mehboob Ali Shaikh
Mehboob Ali Shaikh is the Bureau Chief of World News Observer. Based in Canada, working with Toronto 360 TV. Mehboob has accomplished Years of experience in print and broadcast media. He is an active participant in Social media strategies, including Facebook, Twitter and Skype.

Latest News

European Union forces Apple to abandon Lightning charging port

Recent reports revealed that the European Union may force "Apple" to change its iPhone charger again, to make it...

Trump lawyers: Impeaching the president violates the constitution, an attempt to interfere with the election results

Lawyers for US President Donald Trump stressed that the president's trial procedures were illegal and violated the constitution and an attempt to interfere with...

Women March 2020: Thousands participated in rallies across the United States

Women March 2020: Thousands of women participated in a march in downtown Washington, DC, and in other cities across the United States; Saturday, in...

10 charred bodies found inside a truck in Mexico

The Attorney General in the southern state Guerrero of Mexico, known for violence linked to organized crime, Inaky Blanco, has announced the finding of...

Buckingham Palace announces stripping Harry and Megan of royal titles

Buckingham Palace has stripped of the royal titles of  Prince Harry, the Duke of Sussex and his wife, Megan Markle a little while ago,...

Related News