Hurricane Isaias: Coastline Grand Bahama residents urged to evacuate
Created : 31 July 2020
Evacuation orders have been issued for residents of coastline communities in Grand Bahama as Hurricane Isaias makes trek up the Bahamian island chain.
At a media conference today, Minister of State for Disaster preparedness management and reconstruction, Iram Lewis said storm surges pose a major threat to residents.
Communities urged to evacuate are: McClean’s Town, Sweeting’s Cay, High Rick, Dover Sound, Barbary Coast , Lucayan Glen, Forest Green, The Harbour Area, Airport Zone, East Airport Zone, Queen’s Cove, Lucayan Estate , The Heavy Industrial Area , the Coastal areas of William’s Town, Russell’s Town , Pinder’s Point , Bay Shore Road, Eight Mile Rick; those on Rolle’s Avenue and Quacko Street Holme’s Rock; Deadman’s Reef, Boothe Bay and the entire community of West End.
Transport from the McClean’s Town dock will be provided for East Grand Bahama residents from 4:00 pm.
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