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U.S. East Coast Braces for Dorian Chaos as Bahamas Battered

  • Hurricane stationary over Grand Bahama amid ‘historic tragedy’
  • ‘A little wobble, a little wiggle’ could quickly change path
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Hurricane Dorian has weakened to a Category 3 storm as it moves towards the east coast of the United States.Source: Bloomberg)
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The U.S. East Coast from Florida to the Carolinas was bracing for devastating winds and a life-threatening storm surge from Hurricane Dorian as the Category 3 storm wreaks havoc on the Bahamas.

Dorian sat just north of Grand Bahama, about 100 miles east of Florida’s West Palm Beach, the National Hurricane Center said in a 3 a.m. advisory. While its winds continue to weaken as it widens out, the storm has inflicted huge damage, killing five on one island, according to Prime Minister Hubert Minnis, who called the destruction a “historic tragedy.”