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WorldDramatic video from inside Bahamas house shows Hurricane Dorian ripping it apart

08:10  11 september  2019
08:10  11 september  2019 Source:   nbcnews.com

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Hurricane Dorian –a Category 5 storm– touched down on the Abacos Islands on Sunday afternoon. With sustained winds of 180 mph (289 kph) and gusts of 220 mph (354 kph), the storm is the most powerful Atlantic hurricane to make landfall since the 1935 Labor Day hurricane , according to the

Dorian became the strongest storm in modern records to hit the northwestern Bahamas . International Space Station captured images of Hurricane Dorian as it churned in the Atlantic Ocean. Watch this video to know more.

Hurricane Dorian's destructive waves came knocking at the door of this Bahamas home.John Slack, a retired photographer, was riding out the storm with a friend on Treasure Cay in the Bahamas when he captured dramatic video of water pounding the property a week ago Sunday.

Dramatic video from inside Bahamas house shows Hurricane Dorian ripping it apart© Nightly News Image: Storm damaged home The surreal footage showed waves overtaking a front-yard fence and high winds blowing nearby palm trees like they were dandelions.

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Hurricane Dorian , a dangerous Category 4 storm, is battering in the Bahamas , and it 's slowly crawling toward the US. Follow here for the latest. Effects of Hurricane Dorian in Neptune Beach, Florida. From CNN's Gianluca Mezzofiore. The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office posted a video showing the

Widespread damage in the Abacos has prompted many residents to flee, desperate to escape a landscape littered with storm debris and destroyed properties. In East Bay, little is left of the once-thriving community, with most homes and businesses torn apart by Hurricane Dorian and a storm

Then, at one terrifying point, waves pounded the home's windows before water crashed inside.

The roof was totally destroyed, as were most of the walls, according to the photographer.

Once Slack got away from the home, he faced conditions much more harrowing than what he shot inside the house. He tried to drive to a friend's condominium, but never made it.

"We left the house and traveled about a half mile and got stuck in the mud trying to go around the trees," he told NBC News on Tuesday. "A two-by-six piece of wood came to my window and shattered it. The hurricane was pouring in to my window."

Dramatic video from inside Bahamas house shows Hurricane Dorian ripping it apart© Nightly News Image: Storm damaged home The vehicle's airbags deployed due to the impact of the wood, which he then used to cover the blown out window. He, his wife, two adult friends, a 4-year-old boy and three dogs hunkered down for the next 17 hours.

"We felt it would be safe it to ride it out on a marina," Slack said. "Everything was fine up until 30 minutes of the eye wall came."Slack was a longtime shooter for Florida Today and snapped a famous photo of Apollo 11 blasting off in 1969.

R.E.M. Share Previously Unreleased Song for Bahamas Hurricane Relief.
R.E.M has made a previously unreleased song available to download, with all proceeds going towards Mercy Corps’ Hurricane Dorian relief and recovery efforts in the Bahamas. The band recorded “Fascinating” for their 2001 album “Reveal,” but cut the song last minute. “It’s really beautiful,” said bassist/keyboardist Mike Mills. “But it made the record too long… and something had to go.” They gave the song another go in 2004 for the album “Around the Sun,” recorded at Compass Point Studios in Nassau, the capital of the Bahamas. Again, it didn’t quite fit into the album.

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