Hurricane Elsa barrels past Barbados towards neighboring islands

Tropical cyclone Elsa was upgraded to a Category 1 hurricane on the morning of Friday, July 2, as it hit Barbados with sustained winds of 74 mph, the National Hurricane Center (NHC) said

A hurricane warning was in effect for Barbados, St Lucia, and St Vincent and the Grenadines. The storm was expected to continue on a west-northwest path over the Caribbean.

Footage shows trees bending from strong winds in Oistins, Barbados.