More than 40 people have died in the Bahamas due to the destruction caused by hurricane Dorian and 70,000 people became homeless. The islands of Abaco is virtually uninhabitable. It wasn't just Dorian's 220 mph wind speed that was lethal but it was the 20 plus feet of coastal storm surge and torrential rains that was the most destructive, and both were escalated to huge levels, thanks to climate change. Find out how.
As storm Dorian makes a landfall in Canada, we at Asiaville try to dig out the stark impact that Climate Change has had on hurricane Dorian.
Hurricane Dorian has left Florida behind as of Wednesday and is at the coasts of the Carolinas and Canada right now. The official death toll stands at 43, but according to official statements, it is expected to rise further. Abaco islands were the worst hit and the country's government has warned that the death toll in the Bahamas due to the hurricane will be staggering. Dorian devastated the northern Bahamas from Sunday to Tuesday iafter which it battered the coast of South and North Carolina. Now it's causing damage in Canada.
Is Dorian because of climate change? No. Has climate change impacted the intensity of the storm? Watch this video to find out.