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WATCH: Island of 50,000 People in the Bahamas Is 70% Under Water


An island in the Bahamas that’s home to 50,000 people is 70% under water after Hurricane Dorian battered it with record force for two days, according to the government.

The U.S. Coast Guard and British Royal Navy sent ships to assist.


It could potentially hit the East Coast of the U.S.

Grand Bahama and the Abaco Islands between them have about 2,250 of the 17,500 hotel rooms in the Bahamas, Resort Capital Partners, a real estate investment advisory firm that covers the region, said in reply to emailed questions.