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Clarien Bank Resumes Normal Operations Friday

Clarien Bank Resumes Normal Operations Friday

Clarien Bank Limited will resume all business operations post Hurricane Humberto on Friday, September 20. The Hamilton and Paget Plaza locations will open at 8:30am per normal for in-branch services. Clarien Bank Limited CEO Ian Truran commented: “Our priority is always the safety of our clients and employees. We have completed a thorough assessment... Read more of this article

Live Updates: After Hurricane Humberto

Live Updates: After Hurricane Humberto

[Updating] Hurricane Humberto has now passed by Bermuda, and the clean up work is in progress. As of this time this morning, schools remain closed, buses remain off the road and further updates will be provided as the island gets back to normal. 1pm Update from Minister Caines   “We’ve made it through and everyone is safe…that’s what is... Read more of this article

Humberto: 28,000 Customers Lost Power

Humberto: 28,000 Customers Lost Power

The Bermuda Electric Light Company [BELCO] confirmed that more than 28,000 customers [80%] lost power due to Hurricane Humberto. However, crews were deployed at first light and are working on restoration, with some reports already being received of people’s power returning. You can view our live updates on Hurricane Humberto here, and all our... Read more of this article

‘We’ve Made It Through & Everyone Is Safe’

‘We’ve Made It Through & Everyone Is Safe’

“We’ve made it through and everyone is safe; that’s what is most important,” Premier David Burt said following the passing of Hurricane Humberto. Premier Burt added, “The advance notice from the Bermuda Weather Service and the clear advisories from the Ministry of National Security allowed Bermuda to prepare for this storm. “In this... Read more of this article

Photos/Video: Weather Conditions At Horseshoe

Photos/Video: Weather Conditions At Horseshoe

Winds are picking up as Hurricane Humberto approaches the island, with the Bermuda Weather Service saying that the storm is a “threat to Bermuda” and also issuing a Hurricane Warning. The live replay and photos shows a brief look at the weather conditions at Horseshoe Bay Beach. You can view our live updates on Hurricane Humberto here, and all our... Read more of this article

Photos: Island Getting Ready For Humberto

Photos: Island Getting Ready For Humberto

Businesses and people across the island are, or have, prepared for the passage of Hurricane Humberto, which is passing to the north-west of Bermuda, with its closest point of approach currently forecast to be at around 8.00pm this evening [Sept 18]. While the island is not currently forecast to take a direct full hit, a “Hurricane Warning” is in... Read more of this article

Causeway Will Close As Of 6.00pm Today

Causeway Will Close As Of 6.00pm Today

The Causeway will close as of 6.00pm this evening [Sept 18], Minister of National Security Wayne Caines confirmed. The Minister was speaking at a press conference this afternoon along with National Disaster Coordinator Steve Cosham and BWS Director James Dodgson, where they provided an update regarding Hurricane Humberto. You can view our live updates... Read more of this article

Video: Press Conference On Humberto

Video: Press Conference On Humberto

[Updated] Minister of National Security Wayne Caines, National Disaster Coordinator Steve Cosham and BWS Director James Dodgson held a press conference this afternoon [Sept 18] to provide an update regarding Hurricane Humberto. The press conference has just concluded and we will update with the text as able, you can view the video below, and all our... Read more of this article

Emergency Measures Organisation Meeting Held

Emergency Measures Organisation Meeting Held

Earlier today, the Minister of National Security, Wayne Caines led an Emergency Measures Organisation [EMO] meeting to get the latest updates on Hurricane Humberto from the Bermuda Weather Service. The meeting was attended by Premier David Burt, Deputy Governor Alison Crocket, Police Commissioner Stephen Corbishley and senior officers from various Government... Read more of this article

Freisenbruch-Meyer’s Offices Will Close Today

Freisenbruch-Meyer’s Offices Will Close Today

Freisenbruch-Meyer’s offices will close today [Sept 18] at 12.00pm and will reopen at the earliest at noon tomorrow [Sept 19], the company said. A spokesperson said, “As Hurricane Humberto approaches, we are monitoring weather conditions closely. In support of Minister Caines’ recent Press Conference, we encourage all clients to remain vigilant... Read more of this article

Princess ‘Prepared & Ready’ For Hurricane

Princess ‘Prepared & Ready’ For Hurricane

Hamilton Princess said they are prepared and ready for Hurricane Humberto, and as part of its preparations, will be closing its restaurants and facilities to the general public from 1:30pm today and limiting them to in-house guests only. A spokesperson said, “Hamilton Princess & Beach Club is prepared and ready for Hurricane Humberto. As part... Read more of this article

BSX To Close Due To Hurricane Humberto

BSX To Close Due To Hurricane Humberto

Due to the approach of Hurricane Humberto, the Bermuda Stock Exchange [BSX] and the market will close at noon today [Sept 18] and will also be closed on Thursday. A spokesperson said, “Due to the approach of Hurricane Humberto, the Bermuda Stock Exchange [BSX] and the market will close at noon on Wednesday, 18 September 2019. “Please be... Read more of this article

Tropical Storm Jerry Also Forms In The Atlantic

Tropical Storm Jerry Also Forms In The Atlantic

While the island is under a Hurricane Warning due to the impending approach of Hurricane Humberto, it is not the only system in the Atlantic, with Tropical Storm Jerry also forming. Jerry is “not a threat to Bermuda at this time”, the Bermuda Weather Service said, with its closest point of approach to Bermuda within 72 hrs is forecast to... Read more of this article