Transcript for Hurricane Matthew Cuts a Deadly Path of Destruction Through the Caribbean
This hurricane has already carved a deadly path of destruction straight through the Caribbean in fact in Haiti more than a hundred people dead. On the islands in the Caribbean the first pictures coming in tonight a look at this it hit the Bahamas a short time ago. Four people were seeking shelter power lines down in American tourists seeking shelter as well there. Right there in Nassau ABC's Alex price tonight. Matthew roaring through the Bahamas amid torrential don't wars. What'd it look and it pistons over there that's the ocean at least what you can make of it. We Nassau the capital city conditions deteriorating by the hour. It's nobody left 15 in the morning and the hurricane Matthew has now passed beyond some one way you can tell but the poultry they're now all blowing in the opposite direction. Matthew blowing out power lines. The storm surge up to be doom be. It's now been raining for about six hours and the gusts are really picking up take a look at that utility pole behind me that swaying back and forth in the wind that we've just learned hurricane Matthew has been upgraded to a dangerous category. Those warm waters surrounding the island country help Matthew grow even more powerful the storm's winds increasing to a 140 miles Ronald. More than 3000 tourist in the Bahamas and unable to escape. I actually found places. Sleep with fun and he Eminem is and that they had thought that isn't that metal parts coming up of that Linda. Hotel guests forced to write out the storm overnight in conference rooms. There is as we're announcing the path of utter devastation and Matthew has left across the Caribbean. And Haiti the death tolls skyrocketing as floodwaters recede. More than a hundred already confirmed dead and that number will continue to rise. More than 28000 homes damaged many families now homeless. In this southwestern town residents is trying to salvage what they camp public did. Because until this moment saying what little money they had is now gone and they are hungry. Walls collapsing roofs ripped off in Guantanamo province from India. This man saying he just hopes his family can fix this. And David the winds have called here tonight with the rain is still falling in terms of the clean up there just now beginning to assess the damage David. L express our thanks to you in the team in Nassau tonight.
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