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WMO Ends Use Of Greek Alphabet For Storms

WMO Ends Use Of Greek Alphabet For Storms

The World Meteorological Organization’s Hurricane Committee has retired Dorian [2019] and Laura, Eta and Iota [2020] from the rotating lists of Atlantic tropical cyclone names “because of the death and destruction they caused” and also “decided that the Greek alphabet will not be used in future because it creates a distraction from... Read more of this article

30 Storms, Hurricane Season ‘Officially’ Ends

30 Storms, Hurricane Season ‘Officially’ Ends

The record-breaking 2020 Atlantic hurricane season officially ended yesterday, however forecasters note that while the official hurricane season concludes on November 30, storms may continue to develop. While the island, fortunately, did not take severe hits that resulted in major damage this hurricane season — which saw a record breaking 30 named... Read more of this article

Video Shows Storms In Relation To Triangle

Video Shows Storms In Relation To Triangle

Noting it is just for “entertainment purposes,” and saying they are having fun and doing the “most 2020 conspiracy theory ever,” Weather Nation posted a video showing the storm tracks in the Atlantic this season, claiming none of them have affected the Bermuda Triangle. Bermuda is located at the top right tip of the so-called... Read more of this article

Hurricane Iota Strengthens To Category 5

Hurricane Iota Strengthens To Category 5

While Bermuda will be spared, other nations will not be so lucky as Hurricane Iota bears down on Central America as a category 5 storm, the most powerful hurricane of what has already been a record breaking 2020 season. According to Dr. Phil Klotzbach, a research scientist in the Department of Atmospheric Science at Colorado State University, Iota is... Read more of this article

Record-Breaking 30th Named Storm Forms

Record-Breaking 30th Named Storm Forms

Tropical Storm Iota — the record breaking 30th named storm of the 2020 Atlantic Hurricane Season – is “not a threat to Bermuda,” the Bermuda Weather Service said, with its closest point of approach to Bermuda within 72 hours having passed. This season has been so active that meteorologists have resorted to using names from the Greek... Read more of this article

BWS: Tropical Depression 31 Is ‘Not A Threat’

BWS: Tropical Depression 31 Is ‘Not A Threat’

The record setting 2020 Atlantic Hurricane Season continues, with Tropical Depression 31 forming in the Atlantic. The system is “not a threat to Bermuda,” the Bermuda Weather Service said, with its closest point of approach to Bermuda within 72 hours having passed. It is forecast to become a hurricane, and if it does it will be named Iota, and would... Read more of this article

Record-Breaking 29th Storm Of Season Forms

Record-Breaking 29th Storm Of Season Forms

Subtropical Storm Theta has developed in the Atlantic, and while not posing a threat to Bermuda, it has broken a record by becoming the 29th named storm of the 2020 Atlantic hurricane season. “This breaks the single season record for the most named storms previously held by the 2005 Hurricane Season,” the U.S. National Hurricane Centre... Read more of this article

BWS: Tropical Depression 29 “Not A Threat”

BWS: Tropical Depression 29 “Not A Threat”

Tropical Depression 29 is “not a threat to Bermuda,” the Bermuda Weather Service said, with its closest point of approach to Bermuda within 72 hours having passed. Weather.com notes that if Tropical Depression 29 becomes a named storm, it will be named Eta — which is from the Greek alphabet which is now being used as all the ‘normal’... Read more of this article

BWS: Tropical Depression 28 Is “Not A Threat”

BWS: Tropical Depression 28 Is “Not A Threat”

Tropical Depression 28 is “not a threat to Bermuda,” the Bermuda Weather Service said, with its closest point of approach to Bermuda within 72 hours forecast to be 1265 nm to the SW at 2pm on Sunday [Oct 25], with the BWS noting that “this system may move closer to Bermuda after this time period depending upon its track.” Graphic courtesy... Read more of this article

Hurricane Epsilon Is No Longer A Threat

Hurricane Epsilon Is No Longer A Threat

Hurricane Epsilon is no longer a threat to the island, it has passed its closest point of approach to Bermuda, and the Tropical Storm Warning has ended. Graphic courtesy of the BWS:The Bermuda Weather Service’s forecast says, “The Tropical Storm Warning has ended as Hurricane Epsilon, now to our east-northeast, will continue to move north and... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Weather As Epsilon Approaches

Photos & Video: Weather As Epsilon Approaches

The weather in Bermuda is starting to show some effects as Hurricane Epsilon passes to our east, and while the hurricane is not expected to make a direct hit or cause any strong effects, it it is forecast to bring “marginal tropical storm force sustained windsThe Bermuda Weather Service’s latest forecast said, “A Tropical Storm Warning... Read more of this article

Minister Ming Provides Hurricane Epsilon Update

Minister Ming Provides Hurricane Epsilon Update

The Minister of National Security Renee Ming provided an update regarding Hurricane Epsilon, saying that the forecast “remains that we will only occasionally experience marginal tropical storm force sustained winds.” Minister Ming said, “The Emergency Measures Organisation [EMO] determined that a meeting wasn’t required today, however... Read more of this article

Video: Hurricane Hunters Monitoring Epsilon

Video: Hurricane Hunters Monitoring Epsilon

The Air Force Reserve Hurricane Hunters are currently monitoring Hurricane Epsilon, capturing video from within the storm’s eye and finding that it has “dropped in intensity.” The National Hurricane Center said, “Air Force Reserve Hurricane Hunters find that Epsilon has dropped in intensity.”The latest forecast from the BWS... Read more of this article