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Igor: No Deaths & No Major Injuries!

Igor: No Deaths & No Major Injuries!

Official confirmation has been made – Hurricane Igor caused no deaths, nor have any major injuries been reported! Bermuda’s strong construction and building style, considered by many to be amongst the best in the world, has carried us through again! Police say “At first light we will get an assessment. We would like to stress for persons... Read more of this article

Photos: St George’s Town Floods Out

Photos: St George’s Town Floods Out

The storm surge from Hurricane Igor has caused island wide flooding, with word and photos coming in showing St George’s to be turning into a swimming pool before our eyes. The other end of the island has already experienced severe flooding, with the residents of the Boaz Island Condos in Sandy’s dealing with heavy floods, as well as many... Read more of this article

Multiple Reports of Boats Breaking Free

Multiple Reports of Boats Breaking Free

While the worst of Hurricane Igor is still yet to come, we are receiving multiple reports of boats breaking free from their moorings and slamming against the rocks. The Government tender boat “Bermudian” broke from its moorings in St George’s . The buoy to which it was attached is still in its original location but the boat is being slammed... Read more of this article

Surge Causing Severe Flooding at Boaz

Surge Causing Severe Flooding at Boaz

As Bermuda is in the middle of being battered by Hurricane Igor, the predicted storm surge is causing waters to rise and as of now we are receiving many reports of flooding around the island, with the worst reports coming from The Boaz Island Condos in Sandy’s parish. We just received the photo below, which appears to show people walking in thigh... Read more of this article

Watch: Live Hurricane Igor Webcast

Watch: Live Hurricane Igor Webcast

Our friends over at Bermuda Sports Network are providing a live stream from the Scaur Hill, Somerset Bermuda area. Bermuda is currently starting to feel the brunt of Igor, with conditions expected to worsen through the day. Watch below, and for our live blogging coverage click here, for Igor photo galleries click here and for all our hurricane coverage... Read more of this article

Live Blogging Hurricane Igor

Live Blogging Hurricane Igor

8:00am: 3,650 without electricity [details here] and Bermuda Regiment soldiers report for duty.[details here] 9:55am: Video posted here from this morning showing winds at Bostock Hill in Paget. 10:00am: Dr Marc Guishard of the Weather Service reported sightings of tornadic activity on their radar in the East End. Dr. Guishard has indicated that the... Read more of this article

Slideshow & Video: Igor Nears St Georges

Slideshow & Video: Igor Nears St Georges

The photos and videos below were taken this morning [Sept 19] from 9am to 11am, showing various parts of the East End of Bermuda, showing the increased winds and high surf as Hurricane Igor approaches. Dr Marc Guishard of the Weather Service had earlier reported sightings of tornadic activity on the radar in the East End, and recomended the Causeway... Read more of this article

Bermuda Regiment Soliders Now On Standby

Bermuda Regiment Soliders Now On Standby

As of 8am today [Sept 19], soldiers have reported into Warwick Camp, and are ready for the impending approach of Hurricane Igor, which is now a Category 1 with 85mph winds. The Acting Governor, in the exercise of the power conferred on him by section 32, as read with section 35, of The Defence Act 1965, made the order. The soldiers will “hunker... Read more of this article

Causeway Closed, Expected To Remain

Causeway Closed, Expected To Remain

The Causeway, the bridge leading to Bermuda’s only airport, was closed at 10.15 after the Bermuda Weather Service reported the threat of tornadoes at the East End due to Hurricane Igor. The photo below shows the barricades:Department of Works & Engineering crews erected blockades barring access to the narrow strip of bridges and reclaimed... Read more of this article

Hurricane Igor Kills Two In Caribbean

Hurricane Igor Kills Two In Caribbean

Hurricane Igor, currently nearing Bermuda, is being blamed for two suspected deaths in the Caribbean. The US Coast Guard was searching on Saturday night for a young woman who was swept out to sea in Puerto Rico and a boy who went missing at a beach in St. Croix. Both disappearances were blamed on large swells and dangerous currents kicked up by Igor.... Read more of this article

Updating: BELCO Say 66% of Island Lost Power

Updating: BELCO Say 66% of Island Lost Power

[Updated] We will be providing BELCO updates as long as we are able. The following came from BELCO this morning [Sept 19] As strong winds started to be felt in the early hours of the morning 3 circuits tripped at just after 3:00 AM, affecting approximately 2,000 customers in the Granaway Heights, Cut Road St. Georges and Stonington-Harmony Hall areas.... Read more of this article

Sheer Beauty: Sunset Before The Storm

Sheer Beauty: Sunset Before The Storm

Bringing to mind the old adage “the calm before the storm”, the photos below show the last sunset before the island is expected to take a direct hit from the massive Hurricane Igor starting later today, and lasting through the night. They were taken at 7:30pm yesterday evening [Sept 18] at Shelley Bay Beach on North Shore, and do show a... Read more of this article

Hurricane Igor Weakens To Category 1

Hurricane Igor Weakens To Category 1

As of their 3am [Bermuda time] update today [Sept 18], the US National Hurricane Center states that Hurricane Igor has weakened to a Category 1 hurricane, carrying maximum sustained winds of 90mph. Although Bermuda is still in for a severe battering, this is an improvement as Igor was at one point a mighty Category 4, carrying winds of over 150mph. The... Read more of this article