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As shock wears off, mental health concerns grow in Bahamas

Sep. 16, 2019 12:06 AM EDT

HIGH ROCK, Grand Bahama (AP) — One woman and her husband huddled on top of a bedroom dresser for two days, surrounded by floodwaters. Another man sat in his wheelchair for nearly 48 hours in water up to his chest, alone in his home. A third rescued a friend who sat in shock when part of a building where...

Forecasters warn of US coast rip currents caused by Humberto

Sep. 15, 2019 11:14 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Beachgoers on the southeastern U.S. coast should be wary of potentially dangerous rip currents caused by Hurricane Humberto, the National Hurricane Center said Sunday. Late Sunday, Humberto strengthened to a Category 1 hurricane with maximum sustained winds of 75 mph (120 kph). The storm was...

The Latest: Humberto strengthens into Category 1 hurricane

Sep. 15, 2019 11:03 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — The Latest on tropical weather in the Atlantic (all times local): 11 p.m. Forecasters say Humberto has strengthened into a Category 1 hurricane. The U.S. National Hurricane Center in Miami says in a Sunday night advisory that Hurricane Humberto is about 785 miles (1,260 kilometers) west of...

Humberto gains strength to become a Category 1 hurricane in the Atlantic Ocean

Sep. 15, 2019 10:55 PM EDT
MIAMI (AP) — Humberto gains strength to become a Category 1 hurricane in the Atlantic Ocean.

Cleanup resumes in Bahamas as Humberto swirls away

Sep. 15, 2019 11:36 AM EDT

MCLEAN'S TOWN, Bahamas (AP) — Jeffrey Roberts lifted a mustard-yellow curtain from the ground to hunt for passports and other documents at the place where his family's home stood before Hurricane Dorian blasted into Grand Bahama Island. What was underneath was sodden and unrecognizable. He shuffled across...

The Latest: Humberto moves away from Bahamas

Sep. 15, 2019 7:02 AM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — The Latest on Tropical Storm Humberto (all times local): 5 a.m. Gusty winds from Tropical Storm Humberto are still affecting portions of the northwestern Bahamas, which is struggling to recover from Hurricane Dorian. The U.S. National Hurricane Center expects Humberto to strengthen into a...

Still reeling from Dorian, Bahamas hit by tropical storm

Sep. 15, 2019 6:47 AM EDT

FREEPORT, Bahamas (AP) — Tropical Storm Humberto moved away from the Bahamas on Saturday after dumping rain on parts of the archipelago's northwest region that were already hammered by Hurricane Dorian two weeks ago. Humberto dropped rain on the islands as U.N. Secretary-General António Guterres...

Thousands in Bahamas struggle to find work after Dorian

Sep. 14, 2019 10:28 AM EDT

FREEPORT, Bahamas (AP) — Jobs are scarce, savings are running low and money is barely trickling in. As survivors of Hurricane Dorian enter week three of post-storm life, many in the northwestern Bahamas, known for its casinos, golf courses and mega yachts, worry they will be forced into deep poverty as...

Bahamians look for loved ones as 1,300 missing after Dorian

Sep. 13, 2019 11:17 PM EDT

MCLEAN'S TOWN, Bahamas (AP) — They scan social media, peer under rubble, or try to follow the smell of death in an attempt to find family and friends. They search amid alarming reports that 1,300 people remain listed as missing nearly two weeks after Hurricane Dorian hit the northern Bahamas. The...

The Latest: Tropical Storm Humberto forms near Bahamas

Sep. 13, 2019 11:04 PM EDT

MCLEAN'S TOWN, Bahamas (AP) — The latest on the aftermath of Hurricane Dorian in the northern Bahamas (all times local): 10:55 p.m. A tropical depression near the Bahamas has strengthened into Tropical Storm Humberto. Parts of the northwestern Bahamas that were recently pummeled by Hurricane Dorian are...