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Documentary Seeking Hurricane Footage

Documentary Seeking Hurricane Footage

National Geographic is making a series about hurricane season and is seeking Bermudians who have captured hurricane-related footage on their phones or cameras. A spokesperson said, “Do you have footage from Hurricane Jerry or Humberto? You may have heard that National Geographic is making a series about hurricane season and we’d love to hear... Read more of this article

Planning Fees Waived For Hurricane Damages

Planning Fees Waived For Hurricane Damages

The Department of Planning will be waiving all planning costs related to hurricane damage repairs, with the period to have fees waived to run from September 27th until October 26th. A Government spokesperson said, “The Department of Planning is sensitive to the needs of the public regarding potential repairs to damaged property caused by the recent... Read more of this article

EMO: ‘Today Will Be Business As Usual’

EMO: ‘Today Will Be Business As Usual’

[Updated] “Today – Wednesday – it will be business as usual,” Minister of National Security Wayne Caines said this morning [Sept 25]. Minister Caines said, “This morning, the Bermuda Police Service reported they received no calls and there were no road obstructions overnight as a result of winds associated with Tropical Storm Jerry. “Based... Read more of this article

Live Updates: ‘Tropical Storm Warning’ Issued

Live Updates: ‘Tropical Storm Warning’ Issued

[Updating] Hurricane Humberto has now passed by Bermuda, and the clean up work is in progress and everyone is urged to stay prepared as a second storm, Jerry, is now a “threat to Bermuda” and a “Tropical Storm Warning” is in effect. All public schools and Government offices will be open on Wednesday [Sept 25], and buses, trash... Read more of this article

Wednesday: Schools, Causeway, Offices Open

Wednesday: Schools, Causeway, Offices Open

“Tomorrow, Wednesday, September 25th Bermuda will be open for business. Schools will be open, Government offices are open, and the causeway is open,” Minister of National Security Wayne Caines said today. Speaking at a press conference this afternoon [Sept 25] to provide an update regarding Tropical Storm Jerry, Minister Caines said, “We are... Read more of this article

NASA Satellite Image Of Tropical Storm Jerry

NASA Satellite Image Of Tropical Storm Jerry

NASA’s Terra satellite captured an image of Tropical Storm Jerry that “showed wind shear was pushing clouds away from the storm’s center.” A statement on NASA’s website said, “Forecasters use a variety of satellite imagery to understand what’s happening in a storm, and sometimes just a visible picture can tell a lot. NASA-NOAA’s... Read more of this article

Tuesday: Schools, Offices Open, Buses Running

Tuesday: Schools, Offices Open, Buses Running

“Essentially, Tuesday will be business as usual,” Minister of National Security Wayne Caines said, explaining that public schools will be open tomorrow, buses will be running, Government offices will be open, trash collection will be as normal and the airport will operate. Speaking at press conference this afternoon [Sept 23], Minister Caines... Read more of this article

Tropical Storm Warning Issued, Jerry A ‘Threat’

Tropical Storm Warning Issued, Jerry A ‘Threat’

[Updated] The Bermuda Weather Service has issued a “Tropical Storm Watch” and said that Tropical Storm Jerry is “currently a threat to Bermuda and is expected to bring tropical storm force winds with possible hurricane force gusts to Bermuda later on Tuesday.” The BWS latest advisory said that Jerry’s “closest point of approach... Read more of this article

Schools, Buses, Govt Offices Open On Monday

Schools, Buses, Govt Offices Open On Monday

All public schools and Government offices will be open on Monday, and buses, ferries, trash collection, airport will also operate tomorrow as normal the Government said today, adding that people should “remain in a hurricane readiness mode” as the island is expected to “experience Tropical Force winds on Tuesday evening.”This... Read more of this article

Emergency Radio Station Will Have New Music

Emergency Radio Station Will Have New Music

As a bit of a silver lining in the midst of these storm clouds, the Emergency Broadcast Radio station will apparently have new music for their upcoming broadcast during Tropical Storm Jerry. While the Emergency Broadcast Station — which broadcast on FM 100.1 — is a quality source of information during storms as it includes various experts... Read more of this article

People Urged To Be Ready For Hurricane Jerry

People Urged To Be Ready For Hurricane Jerry

“Hurricane Jerry is a potential threat to Bermuda” and everyone should “remain in a hurricane readiness mode,” Minister for National Security Wayne Caines said today, adding that this second hurricane is being “closely monitored” by the BWS and the EMO, and the Royal Bermuda Regiment “will remain embodied... Read more of this article

BWS: Hurricane Jerry Is A ‘Potential Threat’

BWS: Hurricane Jerry Is A ‘Potential Threat’

In rather unwelcome news this morning, the Bermuda Weather Service has confirmed that Hurricane Jerry is a “potential threat to Bermuda”. The BWS said its closest point of approach to Bermuda within 72 hrs is forecast to be 390 nm to the SSW at 6am on Monday [Sep 23] with the BWS adding that “this system may move closer to Bermuda... 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