The announcement from the National Hurricane Centre came after it had warned early Friday that a strengthening tropical depression was headed for the same islands hit by Dorian last week.
Officials in the Bahamas believe that there are 1,300 people missing after Hurricane Dorian plowed into the islands, a sharp decline from the 2,500 listed on the missing registry a day earlier.
The death toll increased to 50 in the Bahamas, where Hurricane Dorian pummeled 320 km/h winds, according to a spokesman for the islands' National Emergency Management Agency.
Bahamian Prime Minister Hubert Minnis said Dorian was moving slowly, extending the islands' exposure to the storm
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