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Shelly Bay Playground Repair Work Continues

Shelly Bay Playground Repair Work Continues

Repair works to fix the damage at the Shelly Bay playground caused by last month’s winter storm continues, the Public Works Ministry confirmed, and the “public will be advised once the area has reopened.” On March 5th, the Parks Department advised that “as a public safety precaution the Department of Parks is advising that due... Read more of this article

BELCO Update: 937 Customers Without Power

BELCO Update: 937 Customers Without Power

937 customers remain without power this afternoon [March 6] due to weather related outages, BELCO has confirmed. The company said, “As of 12:40pm this afternoon, 937 customers remain without power, all due to weather related outages. This is down from approximately 3498 at 9:45am. The largest outage is in the Harrington Sound area  [533 customers... Read more of this article

Sea Express Ferry Service To Resume Today

Sea Express Ferry Service To Resume Today

After being temporarily suspended due to the inclement weather, ferry service will resume today [March 6], Marine and Ports have confirmed. A Government spokesperson said, “The Marine and Ports Services Department have advised that the Sea Express Ferry Service will resume its regular schedule today. “The Pink Route has resumed services... Read more of this article

All Govt Offices & Public Schools Open Today

All Govt Offices & Public Schools Open Today

Following last night’s inclement weather, the Minister of National Security Wayne Caines confirmed that all Government offices and public schools will be open today, and thanked the uniformed services and BELCO crews for their work. “Minister Caines confirmed this morning that all Government offices and public schools will be open today,”... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Monday’s Windy Weather

Photos & Video: Monday’s Windy Weather

The island is experiencing high winds and rough seas yet again today [March 5] as a deep low passes, bringing cold and windy weather with it. The latest forecast from the BWS said, “Gale force winds soon increase to storm force and carry into the night as a deep low passes by. Light off-and-on showers become more organized and heavy later on... Read more of this article

Live Updates & Video: Monday’s Weather

Live Updates & Video: Monday’s Weather

[Updating] The inclement weather is set to continue today [March 5] with the Bermuda Weather Service issuing a Storm Warning, Gale Warning and Thunderstorm Advisory, with their forecast for today stating, “Gales today, then increasing to storm force with gusts to hurricane force late this afternoon through this evening as a strong low passes nearby.... Read more of this article

Minister: Causeway, Schools Remaining Open

Minister: Causeway, Schools Remaining Open

Government Offices will remain open, the Causeway will remain open, and there will be no early closure of public schools, Minister of National Security Wayne Caines confirmed today. This comes as the island continues to experience inclement weather, and the Bermuda Weather Service has issued a Storm Warning, Gale Warning and Thunderstorm Advisory for... Read more of this article

Damage: Shelly Bay Beach & Playground Closed

Damage: Shelly Bay Beach & Playground Closed

[Updated with video + photos] Due to storm related damage, the Shelly Bay Park beach and playground areas will be closed until repairs can be made, the Parks Department advised, explaining that the area has suffered beach erosion, a flooded playground and exposed utility wires. A spokesperson said, “As a public safety precaution the Department... Read more of this article

BELCO Update: 72 Customers Without Power

BELCO Update: 72 Customers Without Power

[Updated] BELCO have advised that 72 customers remain without power tonight [March 4] and all available crews have been working throughout the day to restore power and will continue to do so until they are stood down at midnight tonight. The company said, “As of 6:45pm we had 72 customers without power. All available crews have been working throughout... Read more of this article

BWS Issue Another ‘Storm Warning’ For Monday

BWS Issue Another ‘Storm Warning’ For Monday

[Updated] The less than welcoming weather conditions are forecast to continue, with the Bermuda Weather Service issuing another Storm Warning, this one valid from late Monday afternoon through Monday evening. In addition, a Gale Warning is valid this morning through Monday afternoon, and then again from Monday night until Tuesday morning. The previous... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Shelly Bay Playground Floods

Photos & Video: Shelly Bay Playground Floods

[Updated] With both a Storm Warning and Gale Warning in effect, the island is experiencing high winds and rough seas today [March 3] and some areas have become flooded, one of which is the Shelly Bay playground, which has waves of water rolling through it.The Bermuda Weather Service’s forecast said Bermuda will experience “persistent gales... Read more of this article

Photos & Videos: Windy Weather Conditions

Photos & Videos: Windy Weather Conditions

The island is experiencing high winds and rough seas today [March 3] as a strong low passes to our north, which the Bermuda Weather Service said “will keep Bermuda under persistent gales through Monday, with a period of possible storm force winds today and again Monday, especially in elevated and exposed areas.” The BWS issued both a Storm... Read more of this article

Minister Caines: EMO Is Monitoring Weather

Minister Caines: EMO Is Monitoring Weather

Minister of National Security, Wayne Caines tonight [March 2] said the Emergency Measures Organisation [EMO] is monitoring current weather conditions, which are expected to deteriorate later this evening. According to the Bermuda Weather Service [BWS] a Gale Warning is in effect through Sunday morning, and a Storm Warning for Saturday morning. Additionally,... Read more of this article