'The seas came up to our doors': Hurricane Dorian leaves trail of destruction in Bahamas

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  • maria kerrid
    maria kerrid  2 months back

    u guys live on the sea, no hills or mountains, I didnt know the place was so flat and so been why didnt the government have more disaster preparedness and correct building codes above at least 10ft above ground and fortified places set up in case of something like this, I scratch my head and am very puzzled and the bahamas is one of the richest islands in the world

    • Cat Metal
      Cat Metal  2 months back

      Don't forget to pack...….those elastic pants.

      • Colleen Georgantas
        Colleen Georgantas  2 months back

        Anyone else wondering where they are putting all the bodies ?

        • Isaac D'Sousa
          Isaac D'Sousa  2 months back

          Hey, too bad. I am sorry, I hope those afected receive help soon.

          • Matt Renfro
            Matt Renfro  2 months back

            Too late to get out, you had 7-10d days notice

            • Matt Renfro
              Matt Renfro  2 months back

              Guardian news better late than never I guess, and actually reporting real news

              • Bull Null
                Bull Null  2 months back

                I said thousands of people are and wilk be in grave danger a week ago. Unfortunately i was right

                • Kammö
                  Kammö  2 months back

                  Anybody care to chime in?

                  Technology that can control the intensity and path of a hurricane??? Then put it in park off the coast of Florida!?!?!?

                • Plutot Crever
                  Plutot Crever  2 months back

                  To me the weirdest thing is that they will actually rebuild these houses in a hurricane corridor. Next year or the year after, the area will be flattened again. Humans is such a weird specie.

                  • Plutot Crever
                    Plutot Crever  2 months back

                    [insert Einstein's definition of insanity here]

                  • Plutot Crever
                    Plutot Crever  2 months back

                    Billions of dollars in reconstruction and repairs, dude. Billions.
                    The area will be flattened again in 24 months or so.
                    "And don't you dare have any opinion about it, you insensitive bloke".

                  • Plutot Crever
                    Plutot Crever  2 months back

                    Told you. Humans are weird. Especially in the comment sections.
                    Hair Hat, the point isn't about "these people" specifically. They were born there. They didn't choose to be there. The point is about people taking very bad decisions overall. Leading to situations like this.

                  • Hair Hat Exterminator
                    Hair Hat Exterminator  2 months back

                    where else are they supposed to build? these look like ppl who can afford to move, to you?

                • trayNTP
                  trayNTP  2 months back

                  That’s what happens if you live on a thin strip of land in the middle of the ocean and a Category 5 comes knocking. Annoys me every time someone says they can’t believe what they’re seeing. What planet do you live on?

                  • Himself Lee
                    Himself Lee  2 months back

                    Prayers and aid coming to all.

                    • Robyn Elliot
                      Robyn Elliot  2 months back

                      Question; why weren't these people evacuated prior to the Cat 5 hitting? Plenty warning. Ratio of rich to poor people dead - I wonder. The rich have the means to evacuate. Tragic.

                      • Robyn Elliot
                        Robyn Elliot  2 months back

                        @J. Milton Jeffreys Abaco Islands population approx 17.5k, Grand Bahama population approx 51 k. I'm hazarding a guess that with the resources the US/UK has, evacuations could have been carried out.

                      • J. Milton Jeffreys
                        J. Milton Jeffreys  2 months back

                        explain how you evac 300,000 people

                    • Sally Farmer
                      Sally Farmer  2 months back

                      Heartbreaking what nature can do but really points up the necessity for the governments to be able to manage a fiat currency with money created as is, not as debt in special circumstances.

                      • chip sramek
                        chip sramek  2 months back

                        The (((gUARDIAN))) Won't do a story on how Dorian was created.....Not our friend.

                      • flat eman
                        flat eman  2 months back

                        The Clinton's are rubbing their hands together right now more money to the pocket more children to the altar  bring it on

                        • Tom Meyers
                          Tom Meyers  2 months back

                          I was in Hurricane Stanker. First Hurricane named after Obama

                          • Tom Meyers
                            Tom Meyers  2 months back

                            'The seas came up to our doors':.... Do Dah....Do Dah
                            ---Global Warming Song

                            • Shino Zuck
                              Shino Zuck  2 months back

                              Rip. :(

                              • Eli Eli
                                Eli Eli  2 months back

                                wonder what storm nature will make if US don`t stop it`s criminal acts against the world, probably Yellowstone will blow up

                                • Soul Glow
                                  Soul Glow  2 months back

                                  do a story on the recovery efforts - PLEASE. I want to know where ppl have been sleeping and where they've been evacuated and and and

                                  • Eliza Robertson
                                    Eliza Robertson  2 months back

                                    WHERE IS THE RED CROSS: STUCK IN Nassau???

                                    • Eliza Robertson
                                      Eliza Robertson  2 months back

                                      I have been through the missing list. 6000 humans....Anyone playing armchair recovery expert does not know the usual pace of life in these islands. And the locals they know. Where is the USA hospital ship. The British are helping. Whole families. Where is the red cross. IN Nassau. Because the government there wants to control the recovery. Just like Puerto Rico. Looking for legal kickbacks.... Taxing everything coming in... I would imagine

                                      • zero1ten
                                        zero1ten  2 months back

                                        Sadly I wouldn’t be surprised if the death toll reaches thousands

                                        • Mat R
                                          Mat R  2 months back

                                          You can remove smiley face

                                      • An 05 KiD
                                        An 05 KiD  2 months back

                                        I like how they say it is the strongest storm ever to hit the country when there’s several storms way worse than this one 🤦🏿‍♂️

                                        • Melle Jobs
                                          Melle Jobs  2 months back

                                          That's not what survivors are saying. Many who have lived through a cat 5 said this was more than just a hurricane.

                                        • An 05 KiD
                                          An 05 KiD  2 months back

                                          Callum Macleod and no one values yours you 🤡

                                        • Callum Macleod
                                          Callum Macleod  2 months back

                                          Denny Mcfastlane 🍑👅

                                        • Denny Mcfastlane
                                          Denny Mcfastlane  2 months back

                                          @Callum Macleod I value his opinion! A Cat 5 Hurricane hit the Bahamas in 1932. And, another separate Cat 5 hit Cuba shortly after. The reason for the devastation compared to 1932 and 2019 is obvious to some people!

                                      • Tana Carroll
                                        Tana Carroll  2 months back

                                        YOU MEAN THOUSANDS ARE MISSING! HUNDREDS MY BEHIND. Man have weaponized the weather with HAARP/WEATHER MODIFICATION/GEOENGINEERING/GWEN TOWERS/MAERSK. Look that up for all you that still live under a rock. WAKE UP!

                                        • Süleyman the Magnificent
                                          Süleyman the Magnificent  2 months back

                                          I'm Danish and im actually offended that you included Mærsk, But can I ask you whether or not you attended a school or what youre characters were because that would probably explain a lot of things.

                                        • Tana Carroll
                                          Tana Carroll  2 months back

                                          jlo96f3 Exactly. Look up these Govt controlled programs that have costed BILLIONS if not trillions. You are the one under the rock. You answered your own stupid comment. THEYVE BEEN CONTROLLING THE WEATHER SINCE 1940’s and even before that. You need to do some digging bc you clearly are included in the masses still in a stupor.

                                        • jlo96f3
                                          jlo96f3  2 months back

                                          Tana Carroll the government can’t control its own spending nevertheless the weather. You live under the magical rock of stupidity. WAKE UP!!

                                      • Rhonda Clark
                                        Rhonda Clark  2 months back

                                        Looting and killing

                                        • Rhonda Clark
                                          Rhonda Clark  2 months back

                                          In Africa

                                          • Lord Vader
                                            Lord Vader  2 months back

                                            Im imagining all the casualties to be black and poor.
                                            Just save the doggies.

                                          • Ruby Rhod
                                            Ruby Rhod  2 months back

                                            Republicans should be held accountable for denying science and putting people In danger.

                                            • beatleme2
                                              beatleme2  2 months back

                                              the reason im not donating shyt to these white people Haters

                                            • Robert Smeagles
                                              Robert Smeagles  2 months back

                                              @Tana Carroll Are you saying Shanna should pick up a book she cant see...a book that's all around her?? And you have me curious, are you also saying that it isn't ignorant to think you can hold someone accountable for 'denying science'? Does that mean we can start prosecuting flat earthers? What might the punishment be?

                                            • Shanna Leigh
                                              Shanna Leigh  2 months back

                                              @Tana Carroll Yes, Republicans control the World. Smh....

                                          • Russell Szczepanski
                                            Russell Szczepanski  2 months back

                                            Went through Andrew. Help was delayed. Lesson learned? Help these people.

                                            • Amy
                                              Amy  2 months back

                                              Russell Szczepanski They’re not American. Their government needs to step up before they lose more people 😔

                                          • jacob nighthorse
                                            jacob nighthorse  2 months back

                                            I see the brexit party are surging in the polls

                                            • Tana Carroll
                                              Tana Carroll  2 months back

                                              jacob nighthorse On a Brexit video/post, I get it. I was acting on emotion. Should not have said it like that. I’m sorry.

                                            • Beasts
                                              Beasts  2 months back

                                              @jacob nighthorse don't bite the hand that feeds you. Your benefits will get cut once remainers supporting your living move elsewhere

                                            • jacob nighthorse
                                              jacob nighthorse  2 months back

                                              @Beasts do stop blubbing soyboy 🇬🇧

                                          • Thomas Chambers
                                            Thomas Chambers  2 months back

                                            Is everything alright

                                          • POC Skellington
                                            POC Skellington  2 months back

                                            Love you Bahamas 🇧🇸