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Hurricane Dorian: The Aftermath in Bahamas (In Photos)

A view of devastation on Grand Bahama. EYEWITNESS NEWS (Photo credit to CBS News).

CNN – Grand Bahama is facing “extreme flooding” after receiving 30 inches of rain from Dorian, the National Hurricane Center said in its 10 a.m. ET update Tuesday.

The island faces yet another day of dangerous winds and life-threatening storm surge as Dorian continues to inch its way over the Bahamas.

Along with the tremendous amounts of rainfall, the NHC said, Grand Bahama is seeing wind gusts measured at 140 mph and storm surge of 10 to 15 feet above normal tide levels, causing destructive waves.

These hazards from Dorian are forecast to continue on Grand Bahama through most of the day.

Related article; Photos : Category 5 Hurricane Dorian Pounds Bahamas

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Banjir Kilat Di Kuala Lumpur, Dis. 17 (Gambar)

Heavy rain in Kuala Lumpur this afternoon had caused flash floods in many areas across the city including major highways.

NST reported that among the worst hit areas are Jalan Bangsar, particularly near the LRT station and its vicinity.

Jalan Telawi, Jalan Maarof, Jalan Sg Besi, Lebuhraya Sultan Iskandar, Jalan Tuanku Abd Halim, Jalan Tun Sambathan, Bulatan Dato’ Onn, Jalan Ampang, Jalan Sultan Ismail, Jalan Raja Chulan, Jalan Maharajalela, Jalan Pantai Baharu, Bandar Tun Razak, Jalan Semantan, Jalan Budiman and Jalan Tun Razak were also flooded.

Photos: Golden Age Of Flying

Planes in the ‘50s had living areas for passengers to chat in. (Airlineratings.com)

Planes in the ‘50s had living areas for passengers to chat in. (Airlineratings.com)

Ever wonder what it was really like to fly during the Golden Age Of Flying?

These photographs of the Golden Age Of Flying which have been restored in full colour and compiled by Airlineratings.com. shows us how flying was like in the 1950s.

At that time, only the very wealthiest could afford flying and passengers were dressed in their finest attires.

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Photos: China’s Shenzhen Hit By Landslide

Rescuers search for survivors amongst collapsed buildings after a landslide in Shenzhen, in south China's Guangdong province, Sunday Dec. 20, 2015. The landslide collapsed and buried buildings at and around an industrial park in the southern Chinese city of Shenzhen on Sunday authorities reported. (Chinatopix via AP) CHINA OUT

Rescuers search for survivors amongst collapsed buildings after a landslide in Shenzhen, in south China’s Guangdong province, Sunday Dec. 20, 2015. The landslide collapsed and buried buildings at and around an industrial park in the southern Chinese city of Shenzhen on Sunday authorities reported. (Chinatopix via AP) CHINA OUT

The official Xinhua News Agency said a landslide had buried 33 buildings in Shenzhen’s Hengtaiyu industrial park, in the city’s northwestern Guangming New District, a major manufacturing center in Guangdong province across the border from Hong Kong.

AP reported that at least 91 people were missing by Monday, however no deaths were reported.

The official China Central Television (CCTV) broadcaster reported that a  nearby section of China’s major West-East natural gas pipeline had exploded.

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Planet Earth In All Its Glory: Best Of The National Geographic Photo Contest 2015

An arctic fox in frozen willows.

An arctic fox in frozen willows.

The 2015 National Geographic Photo Contest attracts entries from photographers from all over the world.

The contest is divided into three categories, people, places and nature. 

Below are some of the beautiful photos from the contestants – please click the photos for larger images:

Incredible Dew Drops Photos By Alberto Ghizzi Panizza

These are incredible photos of dew drops by an Italian photographer, Alberto Ghizzi Panizza who specializes in macro images.

Using the macro photography technic, Alberto Ghizzi Panizza took  stunning pictures of miniscule drops of dew on flowers.

IN PHOTOS – Icy Blizzard Slams Central US

Ice forms on the Brooklyn waterfront in New York on Sunday, Feb. 15, 2015. An extremely cold air mass is moving into the region on Sunday night. The Brooklyn Bridge and One World Trade Center appear in the background. (AP Photo/Peter Morgan)

Ice forms on the Brooklyn waterfront in New York on Sunday, Feb. 15, 2015. An extremely cold air mass is moving into the region on Sunday night. The Brooklyn Bridge and One World Trade Center appear in the background. (AP Photo/Peter Morgan)

Reuters reported that a record-breaking cold gripped the eastern United States while an icy winter storm crippled the nation’s central states and then plowed into the mid-Atlantic, dumping snow and forcing federal offices in Washington, D.C. to close on Tuesday.

It was reported that the new storm will be followed by another arctic front, bringing frigid cold to the eastern United States by Thursday or Friday.