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Rainstorms Over Bahamas Watched as Possible U.S. Threat

Within five days, heavy rains now hitting the Bahamas where Hurricane Dorian struck could become a dangerous tropical system over Florida, and possibly the Gulf of Mexico. The odds were 50-50 a couple of days ago; now they’re at 80%. …

Hurricane Survivors Struggle to Start New Life in Bahamas

NASSAU, Bahamas — Thousands of hurricane survivors are filing off boats and planes in the capital of the Bahamas, facing the prospect of starting their lives over but with little idea of how or where to even begin. A week …

Bahamas Cleans Up Oil Spill at Power Company Site

Crews are cleaning up roughly 70,000 gallons of fuel that spilled during an attempted theft at a power company facility in the Bahamas. The chairman of the Bahamas Electricity Corporation said the spill occurred when someone tried to steal diesel …

Irene Causes Extensive Property Damage on Smaller Islands in the Bahamas

Large and powerful Hurricane Irene roared across the Bahamas archipelago on Wednesday, knocking down trees and destroying homes on a path that officials said posed the greatest threat to the country’s smaller, less-populated islands. There were no immediate reports of …

Hurricane Irene Batters Bahamas; Heading for Carolinas, Northeast

Hurricane Irene washed away homes in the Bahamas Thursday as its battering winds and rain headed toward the U.S. eastern seaboard including densely populated New York and New England. U.S. emergency officials have urged residents from the Carolinas north to …