Hurricane Dorian: Five dead and 13,000 houses severely damaged in Bahamas – live updates

Reports an eight-year-old boy has been killed after Dorian made landfall at Great Abaco Island on Sunday

New satellite images from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Cooperative Institute for Meteorological Satellite Studies at the University of Wisconsin, show Madison show the eye of the storm over Grand Bahama.

#VIIRS imagery of awe-inspiring #HurricaneDorian today. pic.twitter.com/nbAO9XNPt2

#GOESEast water vapor imagery is mapping a large dry air mass (orange) & trough (leading edge) that will help keep #HurricaneDorian offshore. Lots of places to get this data, we like @UW_AOS. And yes, Category 4 Hurricane #Dorian is starting to track northward. Fingers crossed. pic.twitter.com/9eEHhV3iby

Images are emerging of the devastation in the Bahamas. John Morales, who is the chief meteorologist at WTVJ NBC-6 in Miami, posted some pictures sent by a friend of his in the Bahamas, showing the size of the storm surge in Freeport, the main city on Grand Bahama.

Another set of pictures relayed by Paul Harding. These from #Freeport showing the immensity of the #StormSurge @NHC_Surge pic.twitter.com/89SIgFsdlx

Before and after of @HopeTownHL

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