The status of traveling to the Bahamas after Hurricane Dorian

Hurricane Dorian has wreaked havoc on everything in its path — especially the islands of the Bahamas. The then-Category 5 storm — which had sustained winds reaching 185 miles per hour — stalled over the island for days. The images and videos of the destruction now emerging are harrowing. At least seven people died from the storm, according to NPR, and the toll is expected to rise.

Aerial footage shows catastrophic devastation caused by Hurricane Dorian in the Bahamas’ Marsh Harbour and Great Abaco Island, as the storm flooded neighborhoods, flattened buildings and scattered boats.
— ABC News (@ABC) September 4, 2019

Grand Bahama International Airport (FPO) in Freeport was hit especially hard. Reports are surfacing that it’s “completely destroyed” and totally underwater.

Hurricane Update: Iram Lewis,Member of Parliament, Central Grand Bahama sent me this video of Freeport International Airport: FPO
— Dem House Leader (@kionnemcghee) September 2, 2019

According to Patrick Oppmann, international correspondent and Havana bureau chief at CNN: “There is not a wall left … The level of devastation is breathtaking … Part of a plane is deposited in the middle of the terminal.”

Wow. @CNN_Oppmann, who is in the Bahamas, just reported that

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