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The Telegraph published this video item, entitled “Hurricane Elsa batters the Caribbean and heads towards Haiti” – below is their description.
Hurricane Elsa hit the Caribbean on Saturday, bringing powerful winds and threatening to pile further misery on violence-wracked Haiti.
In parts of the Eastern Caribbean, officials closed schools, businesses and airports.
The Category 1 storm has unleashed heavy rain and winds in St Vincent and the Grenadines, which is still struggling to recover from recent massive volcanic eruptions.
Authorities opened dozens of shelters and urged people to evacuate if they lived near a valley, given the threat of flash flooding, mudslides and volcanic mudflows, especially in the northern part of the island where La Soufrière volcano is located.
It also reached Barbados – the first hurricane to hit the island in over 60 years.
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In This Story: Barbados
Barbados is an eastern Caribbean island and an independent British Commonwealth nation. Bridgetown, the capital, is a cruise-ship port with colonial buildings and Nidhe Israel, a synagogue founded in 1654. Around the island are beaches, botanical gardens, the Harrison’s Cave formation, and 17th-century plantation houses like St. Nicholas Abbey. Local traditions include afternoon tea and cricket, the national sport.
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