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Tropical cyclone bears down on Bahamas, U.N. pledges aid


NASSAU (Reuters) - A tropical cyclone carrying heavy rain and strong winds neared the already devastated Bahamas on Friday, threatening to complicate Hurricane Dorian recovery efforts as the U.N. secretary-general arrived in the islands in a show of support.

The new weather system, known as Tropical Cyclone Nine, could strengthen into a tropical storm later on Friday, dropping up to 6 inches of rain through the weekend in areas of the islands inundated by Dorian, according to the Miami-based National Hurricane Center.

Hurricane Dorian slammed into the Bahamas on Sept. 1 as a Category 5 storm, one of the strongest ...


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