Hashtag: #Weather

BWS: Tropical Storm Jose Is “Potential Threat”

BWS: Tropical Storm Jose Is “Potential Threat”

[Updated] Jose — which has been downgraded from a hurricane to a tropical storm —  “is not a threat to Bermuda at this time”, the Bermuda Weather Service said today [Sept 14], with its closest point of approach within 72 hrs is forecast to be 418 nm to the WSW at 12pm on Sunday [Sept 17], with the BWS noting that “this system may... Read more of this article

Weather Forecast For Thursday September 14

Weather Forecast For Thursday September 14

Thursday, September 14 is expected to be partly cloudy, with the high to be near 29°C/84°F and the low to be near 27°C/80°F, according to Weather Underground. Winds are expected to be ESE. The relative humidity is expected to be near 69%. Sunrise will be at 7.02am and sunset will be at 7.25pm. High tide will be at 3.27am and 4.12pm, while low tide... Read more of this article

Fitch Do Not Expect To Downgrade Reinsurers

Fitch Do Not Expect To Downgrade Reinsurers

Based on Fitch Ratings’ initial assessments, most US insurance companies and global reinsurers in their rated universe are “not expected to be downgraded as a result of the combined effects of Hurricanes Irma and Harvey.” “However, Fitch does not yet dismiss the risk that select [re]insurers with disproportionate combined exposures... Read more of this article

Weather Forecast For Wednesday September 13

Weather Forecast For Wednesday September 13

Wednesday, September 13 is expected to see intervals of clouds and sunshine, with the high to be near 28°C/83°F and the low to be near 25°C/77°F, according to Weather Underground. Winds are expected to be NE. The relative humidity is expected to be near 61%. Sunrise will be at 7.01am and sunset will be at 7.27pm. High tide will be at 2.17am and... Read more of this article

Regiment & Police To Help In Caribbean

Regiment & Police To Help In Caribbean

[Updated] A contingent of the Royal Bermuda Regiment and Bermuda Police officers will deploy to support the UK’s efforts in the Caribbean Overseas Territories devastated by Hurricane Irma. A statement from Government House said, “The contingent is ready to go with arrangements being made for deployment via UK military airlift. “They will... Read more of this article

Fairmont Southampton ‘Temperature Guarantee’

Fairmont Southampton ‘Temperature Guarantee’

Fairmont Southampton is now offering a money-back guarantee for weather conditions, with the hotel saying if the daytime temperature does not reach at least 71F from November until December 2017, or 63F from January until March 2018, the hotel room for that night will be free.The hotel’s announcement said, “For vacation from November 2017... Read more of this article

Bermudians In Florida On Aftermath Of Irma

Bermudians In Florida On Aftermath Of Irma

[Written by Don Burgess] Several Bermudians in Florida are dealing with no electricity issues, but are happy that was the worst they had to handle from Hurricane Irma. Ki-Juan and Courtney Minors are dealing with no power by playing board games to pass the time. The couple lives in Wellington, which is 20 minutes west of West Palm Beach. Kerrie Thomsen... Read more of this article

Weather Forecast For Tuesday September 12

Weather Forecast For Tuesday September 12

Tuesday, September 12 is expected to see sunshine and clouds mixed, with the high to be near 27°C/81°F and the low to be near 24°C/76°F, according to Weather Underground. Winds are expected to be NNE. The relative humidity is expected to be near 60%. Sunrise will be at 7.00am and sunset will be at 7.28pm. High tide will be at 1.15am and 1.53pm,... Read more of this article

Red Cross Connecting People After Hurricane

Red Cross Connecting People After Hurricane

The Red Cross is trying to enable to contact between family members and loved ones who have been affected by the passing of Hurricane Irma in the Atlantic Ocean. A Bermuda Red Cross spokesperson said, “In case there are people who are worried about missing loved ones, there is now a page on the Family Links website where they can register missing... Read more of this article

Jose A “Potential Threat,” Weakening Forecast

Jose A “Potential Threat,” Weakening Forecast

As of their latest update at 6am this morning [Sept 11], the Bermuda Weather Service continues to state that Hurricane Jose is a “potential threat to Bermuda,” while the NHC confirmed that Jose has weakened to a Category 2, and said “steady weakening is forecast.” The BWS said Hurricane Jose’s closest point of approach... Read more of this article

‘EMO Continues To Closely Monitor Hurricane’

‘EMO Continues To Closely Monitor Hurricane’

This evening [Sept 10] the Minister of National Security Wayne Caines advised that the Emergency Measures Organisation [EMO] “continues to closely monitor Hurricane Jose.” Minister Caines, who is also the Chairman of the EMO said, “Throughout the week we have been paying close attention to both Hurricane Irma and Hurricane Jose. “As... Read more of this article

Weather Forecast For Monday September 11

Weather Forecast For Monday September 11

Monday, September 11 is expected to be partly cloudy early with morning shows and a chance of thunder, with the high to be near 28°C/82°F and the low to be near 25°C/77°F, according to Weather Underground. Winds are expected to be ENE. The relative humidity is expected to be near 72%. Sunrise will be at 7.00am and sunset will be at 7.29pm. High... Read more of this article

BA Plane In Bermuda, Waiting To Go To Florida

BA Plane In Bermuda, Waiting To Go To Florida

With airports in Florida closing due to Hurricane Irma, British Airways sent an aircraft to Bermuda, and “as soon as it is safe to do so,” will be “positioning it in to Florida, to help bring as many customers home as possible.”The company’s website said, “Hurricane Irma has caused severe damage to parts of the... Read more of this article