Isaias Strengthens Into a Hurricane

Posted on July 31, 2020 12:15 am

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The U.S. National Hurricane Center says Tropical Storm Isaias has strengthened into a hurricane, moving with maximum sustained winds of 130 kph as it churns along the Caribbean.

A hurricane warning is in effect for the Northwestern, Southeastern and Central Bahamas.

Earlier, Tropical Storm Isaias hit Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic, causing power outages and small landslides.

A tropical storm warning is in effect for the entire southern and northern coastlines of the Dominican Republic, the north coast of Haiti and the Turks and Caicos Islands, according to the hurricane center.

The Associated Press reported late Thursday that Tropical Storm Isaias’ powerful winds