Thursday 1 October, 2020

VIDEO: TCI on lockdown ahead of Hurricane Maria

Hurricane Maria prepares to make landfall in the Turks and Caicos Islands. All sister islands are now experiencing tropical storm conditions as the bad weather system moves closer inland. 

The entire country is now under lockdown as citizens brace for Maria's onslaught, expected to be at its peak by 3 am Friday morning. 

Several hotels damaged by Irma have remained closed and up to 3 pm on Thursday, citizens formed long lines at gas stations and supermarkets to grab last-minute items.

Watch the clip below taken at 5:30 pm local time.

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