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Live Updates: Aftermath Of Hurricane Gonzalo

Live Updates: Aftermath Of Hurricane Gonzalo

[As of Friday, this live blog will continue to be updated, but will no no longer sit at the top of the page] Bermuda is in full recovery mode after being struck by Tropical Storm Fay, and Hurricane Gonzalo in the space of only a few days.There was no loss of life or critical injuries from either storm, however there were widespread power outages... Read more of this article

“Marine Ecosystems Tend To Recover Well”

“Marine Ecosystems Tend To Recover Well”

“Bermuda’s marine environment and its inhabitants are used to major storms, including hurricanes. There will inevitably be some acute damage as well as some ongoing negative effects in the short to medium term, but overall our marine ecosystems tend to recover well,” the Department of Environmental Protection said. Having found both a... Read more of this article

Nonsuch Report No Major Infrastructure Damage

Nonsuch Report No Major Infrastructure Damage

“We are happy to report that despite a direct hit by Hurricane Gonzalo, in the initial surveys it does not appear that Nonsuch Island suffered any major damage to it’s Infrastructure or Geology,” the latest update on the Nonsuch website said. They said that the beach and coastal areas suffered far less than during hurricanes Fabian... Read more of this article

15 Videos: Pre, During & Post Hurricane Gonzalo

15 Videos: Pre, During & Post Hurricane Gonzalo

[Updated] Although there was damage island-wide and large scale power outages with the majority of the island losing power at one point, Bermuda has weathered the effects of Hurricane Gonzalo, with numerous people working diligently to clear debris and make repairs to get the island back to normal. For all our coverage of Hurricane Gonzalo click here,... Read more of this article

Govt. Tax Extension Due To Fay & Gonzalo

Govt. Tax Extension Due To Fay & Gonzalo

Due to the disruption caused by Tropical Storm Fay and Hurricane Gonzalo, the Government has extended the tax deadline from October 15th to October 24th. A spokesperson from the the Office of the Tax Commissioner said, “In consideration of the impact of Tropical Storm Fay and Hurricane Gonzalo, all tax returns which were due by the 15th October... Read more of this article

Photos: Calm Sunset Caps Off Hectic Weekend

Photos: Calm Sunset Caps Off Hectic Weekend

After a week of storms and restoration work — with the island having the unique misfortune to be hit by two storms back to back —  the sunset glowed a deep red as it fell behind the horizon tonight [Oct 19], with the island returning to the beauty we are known for.A low lying mass of cloud could not stop the show as the sun peeked through,... Read more of this article

BTA: People Putting Paradise Back On Its Feet

BTA: People Putting Paradise Back On Its Feet

“The cooperation of the public and private sectors along with the tenacity of Bermuda’s people is putting this island paradise back on its feet at incredible speed,” the Bermuda Tourism Authority said today [Oct 19] “Bermuda’s recovery from Hurricane Gonzalo is underway as expertly as its preparation,” the BTA said. ”The... Read more of this article

Photos: Aftermath Of Hurricane Gonzalo

Photos: Aftermath Of Hurricane Gonzalo

[Updated with more photos] With Hurricane Gonzalo making its way northeast of Bermuda, the task of restoring the island is now underway, with various damage visible across the island.However, the island has definitely sustained damage island-wide, with the full extent to become clear later today. We will continue to update this post with additional... Read more of this article

Coast Guard Plane & Navy Helicopter Fly Over

Coast Guard Plane & Navy Helicopter Fly Over

[Updated: Airport to open at 5pm on Sunday] While the airport was closed today [Oct 18] there has been some activity in the sky, with a US Coast Guard airplane flying over the island, while a UK Royal Navy helicopter flew over to assess the damage caused by Hurricane Gonzalo. In their update this evening, the Emergency Measures Organisation [EMO] said... Read more of this article

Regiment Soldiers Aid In Gonzalo Clean Up

Regiment Soldiers Aid In Gonzalo Clean Up

Bermuda’s soldiers were today out on the water and on land helping clear up after Hurricane Gonzalo. Boat Troop soldiers checked homes on islands in and around Hamilton Harbour for damage while land-based soldiers continued to clear roads and help secure damaged roofs. The news came as the Regiment prepared to team up with sailors from HMS Argyll... Read more of this article


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