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Senior citizens evacuated from Mayaguana to Exuma ahead of conditions associated Hurricane Fiona

NASSAU, The Bahamas – Ten Senior Citizens were evacuated from Mayaguana to Exuma early Tuesday morning (September 20) as a precautionary measure ahead of expected Tropical Storm conditions associated with Hurricane Fiona. Residents in the southeast Bahamas, particularly those on Inagua and Mayaguana, were forecast by The Bahamas Department of Meteorology to experience minimal Tropical Storm Conditions through the day Tuesday.  This was anticipated to include gusty winds, heavy rains and localized flooding. The group was received at the George Town Airport by Administrator Ms. Cristian Palacious and her team, and subsequently transported to accommodations that had been pre-arranged. A Tropical Storm Warning remains in effect for the islands of the Southeast Bahamas, including Inag...