In photos: Hurricane Dorian

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Bryan Philips walks with his dog on a flooded road in Salvo, North Carolina, as Hurricane Dorian hits the Outer Banks on Friday, September 6.

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Updated 12:44 PM ET, Fri September 6, 2019

Bryan Philips walks with his dog on a flooded road in Salvo, North Carolina, as Hurricane Dorian hits the Outer Banks on Friday, September 6.

Jose Luis Magana/AFP/Getty Images

Hurricane Dorian battered the Bahamas when it took a slow pass over the islands beginning early Sunday, obliterating houses and knocking out power.

When it made landfall on Sunday afternoon, it was a Category 5 hurricane with winds of 180 mph. It was the strongest storm on record to hit the Bahamas.

The hurricane had already lashed the Virgin Islands, toppling trees and power lines and leading authorities to declare a state of emergency.

On Thursday, Dorian thrashed coastal South Carolina and moved into North Carolina early Friday, flooding roads and spawning several tornadoes.



Source : Nbcnewyork