July 31, 2020

Hurricane Isaias lashes Bahamas on path to virus-hit Florida

Miami (AFP) – Hurricane Isaias lashed the Bahamas Friday as it churned toward Florida, bringing new dangers to a US state in the throes of an unrelenting coronavirus outbreak.The category one storm, packing winds of 80 miles (129 kilometers) an hour, gained strength Thursday night after sweeping over the Dominican Republic.As of 1200 GMT, it was an expansive storm, moving northwest at a speed of 17 mph, kicking up heavy squalls and whipping the southeastern Bahamas and Turks and Caicos island chains with strong winds, the Miami-based National Hurricane Center said.”Some strengthening is possib…

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