Hurricane Dorian: as many as 13,000 houses severely damaged or destroyed in Bahamas – live updates

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Hurricane Dorian: as many as 13,000 houses severely damaged or destroyed in Bahamas – live updates

Reports an eight-year-old boy has been killed after Dorian made landfall at Great Abaco Island on Sunday

The UK has deployed three humanitarian experts to the Bahamas to begin immediate work on assessing the damage,

They left London this morning and are expected to arrive in the region later today.

Bahamas Power and Light says there has been a total blackout in New Providence, the archipelago’s most populous island, AP reports.

It spokesman Quincy Parker told ZNS Bahamas radio station on Monday morning that crews are working to restore power on the island that lies south of the path that Hurricane Dorian is expected to take.

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