Millions of residents on AMERICA's east coast goes some dangerously day of the meeting, as hurricane Dorian is moving north. The hurricane has drawn a trail of death and destruction upon themselves in the Bahamas.
the Fisherman Howard Armstrong lost his wife, who drowned in the kitchen of the family home. He had to watch helplessly as his wife disappeared in the flood waters after the couple of hours had been waiting to be rescued. Only their heads were above the water, tells CNN.
Abaco island in the Bahamas is hard included after the hurricane hit over the weekend. Photo: Ritzau Scanpix
New storm on the way
at the same time, there are reports of a new tropical storm to the east of Mexico.
Dorian has been downgraded from category 3 to 2. But the danger is far from over.
at the same time, tropical storm Fernand on the road against northeastern Mexico from The Mexican Gulf - a little south of the US border.
the Storm's gust of wind is measured at 85 kilometres an hour and more.
The next days is expected Dorian to follow the u.s. east coast without going over into the land. Anyway, there is a fear for many destructions.
- Fatal stormy weather and dangerous wind gusts are expected along parts of Florida's east coast and to Georgia, South and North Carolina coasts, warns orkancentret the NHC, which also heralds the increasing danger for Virginia.
In the Bahamas are at least seven people died in the storms. Authorities have not yet overview of the damage and fear that the death toll could rise.
the Bahamas prime minister, Hubert Minnis, warns that more may have been killed, and he calls the hurricane 'was one of the worst national recessions in our country's history'.
- There is severe flooding, and there has been great damage to homes, shops, businesses and other infrastructure, says the prime minister. He says that some areas have been significantly less.
Hubert Minnis says he flew over the Abaco islands in order to inspect the damage. Here he saw people waving with yellow sheets and shirts to call for help.
According to the prime minister has 60 percent of all the houses in Marsh Harbour taken damage, and at least one communities are leveled with the ground.
rescue workers have difficulty reaching the affected areas because of the great waters.
Krabbefiskeren Howard Armstrong says his home was flooded, so the water reached up to the roof.
- My wife drowned in the kitchen, says the fisherman, who even saved up in his boat.
Over 13,000 houses is feared to be destroyed or damaged, according to figures from the International Red Cross.
Dorian went at night to the Monday in the country on the northern part of the Bahamas, located off Florida. At that time, we measured wind speeds up to 295 kilometers an hour.