Photos & Video: Hurricane Joaquin Approaches

October 3, 2015

The weather conditions are beginning to deteriorate as Hurricane Joaquin approaches the island, with the category 3 storm presently carrying maximum sustained winds near 120 mph [240 km/h] with higher gusts.

Current forecasts from the Bermuda Weather Service indicate that Hurricane Joaquin’s closest point of approach will be some 62 nautical miles west of Bermuda at around 9 pm Sunday evening.


Ferries will not run tomorrow [Oct 4] and all bus service will be suspended as of 10.00am tomorrow, the Emergency Measures Organisation [EMO] said.

The EMO confirmed that all emergency services such as the Bermuda Regiment, the Bermuda Police Service, the Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service, BELCO, the Bermuda Hospital’s Board and the Department of Public Works have all positioned their resources and are prepared.

The photos below were taken this afternoon, and you can view our live blog of Hurricane Joaquin here, and all our coverage of Hurricane Joaquin here.

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  1. I don’t understand… Why not call it Godzilla….or werwolf…jurrasic sneez….satans faht….something more appropriate….well …I don’t know bout you but I’m gonna say a little prayer to God…and touch bade with Hera for good measure…spice it up with thors hammer and Odin….we should be ok…

  2. But seriously…a more sppropriate name please…be safe people…

  3. MacKaylin Simmons says:

    It is over 2500 people lost lights in town