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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

BHB: Some Damage, Care Not Compromised

BHB: Some Damage, Care Not Compromised

[Updated] While Hurricane Gonzalo did cause some structural damage to several Bermuda Hospital Board [BHB] buildings, patient care was not compromised by the storm and all patients and staff are reported to have remained safe throughout the night’s events. A BHB spokesperson said, “BHB confirms that despite some structural damage, patient... Read more of this article

Photos/Video: Causeway Opens After Gonzalo

Photos/Video: Causeway Opens After Gonzalo

[Updated: Causeway open] With Hurricane Gonzalo making its way northeast of Bermuda, the task of restoring Bermuda will soon get underway, and many people will be hoping the Causeway was able to withstand the brunt of the hurricane force winds. The Causeway getting battered during Gonzalo:The Causeway was closed just before 11am yesterday, and will... Read more of this article

No Loss Of Life Or Major Injury With Gonzalo

No Loss Of Life Or Major Injury With Gonzalo

While Hurricane Gonzalo did cause widespread power outages and island-wide damage, including to the Causeway, the storm thankfully did not cause any reported loss of life or major injuries, the police confirmed. Clean up has begun across the islandWhile loss of power affected 30,700 customers at one point, BELCO has reported that it has restored service... Read more of this article

30,700 Lose Power At Peak Of Hurricane

30,700 Lose Power At Peak Of Hurricane

[Updating] With Hurricane Gonzalo having completed its pass over Bermuda, BELCO is working to restore power to the thousands of customers currently without it. At 9.00pm, approximately 13,022 customers were without power due to Gonzalo. There were 30,700 out right after the storm, meaning that 17,678 have been restored so far. BELCO – Bermuda’s... Read more of this article

Man Rescued From Boat In St David’s Today

Man Rescued From Boat In St David’s Today

Emergency service personnel today [Oct 17] helped pluck a man from a boat being battered by heavy seas, with his boat — which was at the Chapel of Ease dock – hit by high seas and strong winds, resulting in the emergency services going to his rescue at around 4pm. Members of the Regiment’s Operational Support Unit [OSU] and the airport-based... Read more of this article

NASA Posts Mini Video Of Gonzalo From Space

NASA Posts Mini Video Of Gonzalo From Space

Following the satellite images they released of Hurricane Gonzalo, NASA has also posted a Vine showing Gonzalo as seen from the Space Station as it orbited above. Vine is a short-form video sharing app, which allows people to share 6 second videos. For all our coverage of Tropical Storm Fay click here, for all our coverage of Hurricane Gonzalo click... Read more of this article

Youtube Star Warns Bermuda About Gonzalo

Youtube Star Warns Bermuda About Gonzalo

Bermuda has received warnings and a forecast about the impending arrival of Hurricane Gonzalo from Frankie MacDonald, a popular Canadian YouTuber, who has almost 40,000 subscribers and close to 10 million views. Mr. MacDonald, who has autism, is considered an internet sensation, and his unique take on the weather has led him to be featured both on... Read more of this article

Video & Text: Press Conference On Gonzalo

Video & Text: Press Conference On Gonzalo

[Updated] Hurricane Gonzalo “looks set to be a direct hit on the Island,” Premier Michael Dunkley said today [Oct 15], while the Bermuda Weather Service said to expect 27 hours of tropical storm force winds beginning on Thursday, with hurricane force winds expected on Friday. Speaking at a press conference today, Premier Dunkley said that... Read more of this article


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