Hurricane Fiona Batters Turks & Caicos: SE Bahamas Under Warning

Heavy rains from Hurricane Fiona are impacting the Turks and Caicos islands as forecasters warn of potential heavy flooding caused by the category 3 storm.

Here’s the latest:

  • Meterologists at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) have also placed the southeastern Bahamas – including Acklins, Crooked Island, Mayaguana and Inagua – under warning, as tropical storm weather will affect that area over the next few hours.
  • Forecast models has the hurricane breaking north after that, with Fiona next predicted to make landfall in Bermuda as early as Thursday.
  • So far, flooding from Fiona has left a path of devastation in Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic.
  • Puerto Rico also experienced heavy rains and mudslides, with two persons comfirmed dead.