An uprooted tree lies across a street in Hamilton, Bermuda, Saturday Oct. 18, 2014 after Hurricane Gonzalo hit the island.
David Skinner—AP
October 18, 2014 11:45 AM EDT

Tens of thousands in Bermuda were without power early Saturday after Hurricane Gonzalo ripped across the island with 110 mph winds, downing trees and causing untold damage. Weather improved as dawn broke and Gonzalo moved away from the island.

Damage from Gonzalo — the strongest Atlantic hurricane since Igor in 2010 — was believed to be widespread but authorities were waiting for daylight to assess the full extent of it, a spokeswoman from Bermuda’s Emergency Measures Organization told Reuters…

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