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Bahamas: new cyclone threatens Hurricane Dorian relief efforts


A tropical cyclone carrying heavy rain and strong winds has neared the already devastated Bahamas, threatening to complicate Hurricane Dorian recovery efforts as the UN secretary general arrived in the islands in a show of support.

The new weather system, known as Tropical Cyclone Nine, could continue to strengthen into a tropical storm, dropping up to 15cm (6 inches) of rain through the weekend in areas of the islands inundated by Dorian, according to the Miami-based National Hurricane Centre.

Hurricane Dorianhit the Bahamas on 1 September as a Category-5 storm, one of the strongest Atlantic hurricanes on record to hit ...


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