Wednesday 12 August, 2020

Hurricane Isaias: Coastline Grand Bahama residents urged to evacuate

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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