In pictures : Hurricane Dorian aftermath

Bahamas – The death toll from Hurricane Dorian has risen to 30 in the Bahamas, Prime Minister Hubert Minnis told on Thursday. Hurricane Dorian pounded with strong winds and driving rain on Thursday after cutting a swath through the northern Bahamas, where it left at least 30 people dead and thousands homeless.

As rescue efforts ramped up for Dorian victims on the hardest-hit Bahamas islands of Grand Bahama and Abaco. Rescuers are trying to reach drenched and stunned victims in the Bahamas fanned out across a blasted landscape of smashed and flooded homes, while disaster relief organizations rushed to bring in food and medicine.

An airplane sits on the side of a road in the Pine Bay neighborhood, in the aftermath of Hurricane Dorian, in Freeport, Bahamas. (Photo : Ramon Espinosa /AP/RSS)

People shelter inside a church after surviving Hurricane Dorian on September 5, 2019, in Marsh Harbor, Great Abaco, Bahamas. (Photo by Brendan Smialowski / AFP / RSS)
A man is seen among the damage from Hurricane Dorian on September 5, 2019, in Marsh Harbor, Great Abaco, Bahamas. –  (Photo by Brendan Smialowski / AFP / RSS)
This satellite photo combo provided by Maxar Technologies, shows the Marsh Harbor marinas, in Great Abaco, Bahamas, on Oct. 25, 2018, before it was ravaged by the forces of Hurricane Dorian, top, and the same area on Sept. 5, 2019, after the passage of Hurricane Dorian, bottom. (Satellite image ©2019 Maxar Technologies via AP / RSS)
In this Sept. 3, 2019 file photo, volunteers rescue several families from the rising waters of Hurricane Dorian, near the Causarina bridge in Freeport, Bahamas.(Photo : Ramon Espinosa /AP/RSS)
Destroyed planes sit on the side of a road in the Pine Bay neighborhood, in the aftermath of Hurricane Dorian, in Freeport, Bahamas, Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2019. (Photo : Ramon Espinosa /AP/RSS)
An aerial view of damage from Hurricane Dorian in Marsh Harbour, Great Abaco Island in the Bahamas. Photo : Brendan Smialowski / AFP/RSS
An aerial view of damage and flooding from Hurricane Dorian in Marsh Harbour, Great Abaco Island in the Bahamas. Photo : Brendan Smialowski / AFP/RSS
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