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Flooding: Airport Waste Facility Closed Today

Flooding: Airport Waste Facility Closed Today

The Ministry of Public Works said they wishes to advise that, due to flooding, the Airport Waste Management Facility is closed today [Jan 5]. “Information about reopening will be made available as soon as possible,” a spokesperson said. Related StoriesPhotos: Emergency Exercise At Airport Flooding: Long Term Airport... Read more of this article

BECL’s North Street Facility Closed Today

BECL’s North Street Facility Closed Today

Due to flooding, the Bermuda Emissions Control Ltd [BECL] testing centre on North Street is closed today [Jan 5] in order to prevent damage to customers’ vehicles. A spokesperson said, “Please be advised that due to flooding, the Bermuda Emissions Control Ltd. testing centre at North Street is closed for today, Thursday, January 05, 2017. “This... Read more of this article

Photos: Rainy Weather Causes Flooded Roads

Photos: Rainy Weather Causes Flooded Roads

Rainy weather affected the island today [March 29], resulting in a car to become stuck in flooding on Bakery Lane and prompting the police to advise motorists to “be mindful of others when driving and riding during the heavy rains.” The Bermuda Weather Service issued a Thunderstorm Advisory, with their forecast saying, “A passing cold... Read more of this article

Video: Car Towed Out Of Flooded Bakery Lane

Video: Car Towed Out Of Flooded Bakery Lane

As is not unusual in times of heavy rainfall, a vehicle got ‘stuck’ on Bakery Lane yet again this morning [March 29] with a tow truck arriving on scene to pull the car out. The Bermuda Weather Service had issued a Thunderstorm Advisory for this morning, with their forecast saying, “A passing cold front brings rain, showers and isolated... Read more of this article

Mills Creek Businesses To Meet With Engineer

Mills Creek Businesses To Meet With Engineer

The 20 businesses and one residence located on Mill Creek Road who have expressed concern about the impact of flooding in the area, said they received an email from Government and will be arranging a meeting with their engineer next week.Ed Faries, speaking on behalf of Mill Creek Road businesses and residents, said: “It is very clear that the canal... Read more of this article

Mill Creek Businesses Respond To Government

Mill Creek Businesses Respond To Government

“The Government owns the canal and it is the Minister’s responsibility to upkeep it,” said Ed Faries, on behalf of Mill Creek Road businesses and residents. Yesterday [Nov 4] a group consisting of the 20 businesses and one residence located on Mill Creek Road released a statement about the “blatant lack of action on the Pembroke Canal... Read more of this article

Ministry: “A Collective Effort Should Be Made”

Ministry: “A Collective Effort Should Be Made”

“An engineer will be in touch with the local businesses about the flooding but the private sector must take ownership of this issue as Mills Creek Road is a private road,” a Public Works Ministry spokesperson said in response to complaints over the Pembroke Canal infrastructure which sometimes results in flooding. Earlier today a group consisting... Read more of this article

Group Demand Action On Infrastructure/Flooding

Group Demand Action On Infrastructure/Flooding

The 20 businesses and one residence located on Mill Creek Road have formed a group and are hitting out at Government over what they said was the “blatant lack of action on the Pembroke Canal infrastructure, which continues to go into disrepair and cause serious, sometimes life threatening, flooding on Mill Creek Road.” The group said, “Over... Read more of this article

Photos & Videos: Heavy Rain Causes Flooding

Photos & Videos: Heavy Rain Causes Flooding

[Updating] As of 8.30am this morning [Feb 19], the heavy rainfall has caused some flooding across the island, with reports of traffic being slowed in some areas due to floods, while a section of Palmetto Road blocked off and traffic being diverted. Last night the Government said that this morning’s high tide coincides with a period of forecast heavy... Read more of this article

Govt: Rainfall, High Tide To Coincide Thursday

Govt: Rainfall, High Tide To Coincide Thursday

[Updated] Tomorrow morning’s [Feb 19] high tide coincides with a period of forecast heavy rainfall so places that usually flood [Mills Creek, Bakery Lane etc] may be severely affected tomorrow morning, the Government said this evening. A spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Weather Service [BWS] has advised this afternoon that there is currently... Read more of this article

Photos/Video: Heavy Rains Cause Area Flooding

Photos/Video: Heavy Rains Cause Area Flooding

Today’s [Aug 12] weather saw heavy rain showers fall on different parts of the island with some instances of flooding in the streets and at least one property.At approximately 2:29pm the Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service responded to a report of a flooding at The Reefs Hotel on the South Shore Road in Southampton. Fire Service spokesperson Sergeant... Read more of this article

Corroded Pipe Causes Flood At KEMH Hospital

Corroded Pipe Causes Flood At KEMH Hospital

[Updated] A corroded pipe caused a flood at King Edward VII Memorial Hospital Saturday morning [Mar 8], impacting a number of areas, and while no services were closed and no evacuations were required, access to Emergency temporarily changed. A BHB spokesperson, “A corroded pipe in the Gosling Ward area caused a flood at King Edward VII Memorial... Read more of this article

Photos: Heavy Rains Cause Areas Of Flooding

Photos: Heavy Rains Cause Areas Of Flooding

Another day of heavy rain has continued to affect some areas of the island, with some streets almost looking like rivers and flooding to blame for a small BELCO outage in Hamilton. According to the Bermuda Weather Service ”An area of showers and occasional thunder continues to push across the area ahead of a surface trough moving through this... Read more of this article