Hurricane Dorian, one of the most powerful ever recorded in the Atlantic Ocean, showed signs of weakening on Tuesday after punishing the Bahamas, causing devastation and flooding on the islands of Abaco and Greater Bahama. The water hit the second floor of some buildings and left people islanded.
 Dorian is expected to move to the US coast, where authorities have ordered more than a million people to leave their homes, including Florida, South Carolina and Georgia. In the Bahamas, five people were killed and 21 wounded were transported to the capital by US Coast Guard helicopters. The number of fatalities may increase.
 We are in the midst of a historical tragedy. Our mission now is to focus on search, rescue and recovery, ”said Bahamas Prime Minister Hubert Minnis, noting that the country has suffered" extensive and unprecedented devastation. "
 Heavy rain punishes the islands in the northwest of the Bahamas. In the morning of Tuesday (3), the winds slowed, reaching 193 km / h, lowering the hurricane to category 3 on the Saffir-Simpson scale, which goes from 1 to 5.
 According to the Miami-based US National Hurricane Center (NHC), the highest wind speed recorded after the arrival of the Dorian was 215 km / h.
 The center of the hurricane reached 40 kilometers from Freeport, on Grand Bahama Island, where winds reached 75 km / h. Across the country, some 13,000 homes have been destroyed or severely damaged, according to Red Cross estimates.

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