For reference, here’s the same airport under normal conditions.

Other dramatic videos made their way online, including this footage posted by Voice of America …

… and this roundup from CBS News:

As many as 13,000 homes in the Bahamas are believed to have been severely damaged or destroyed by the storm. Emergency numbers are down, with the US Coast Guard deployed to help out. The country has not released an official death toll, though at least five people are reported to be missing or killed.

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