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Irie 98.3FM Radio Station Back On The Air

Irie 98.3FM Radio Station Back On The Air

After being forced off the air due to a “lightning strike and power outage at the studio” during Hurricane Fiona, the Irie 98.3FM radio station is back to broadcasting over the air. A spokesperson said, “Irie 98.3 FM is back on air. Thank you to our many thousand on island followers and listeners and to our more than 51,000 followers on Tunein.com... Read more of this article

‘Suffered Significant Erosion Of Beach Sand’

‘Suffered Significant Erosion Of Beach Sand’

The Department of Parks, and the Ministry of Public Works said they “wish to advise the public of the current status of South Shore beaches following the passage of Hurricane Fiona.” Following checks conducted by the Parks Department this morning, a Ministry spokesperson said, “At this time, it has been assessed that there are several... Read more of this article

City Cleans Up After Hurricane Fiona

City Cleans Up After Hurricane Fiona

The City of Hamilton advised about the progress made regarding the City’s clean-up effort following Hurricane Fiona. A spokesperson said, “Teams from the City’s Engineering, Sanitation and Parks sections mobilized immediately following the hurricane, as soon as it was safe to do so, and an assessment had been completed. “The City would like... Read more of this article

Irie 98.3 Station Off Air, But Streaming Online

Irie 98.3 Station Off Air, But Streaming Online

The Irie 98.3FM radio station is currently off air due to a “lightning strike and power outage at the studio” during Hurricane Fiona; the company is working to get back on air and the station is still available via online streaming. A spokesperson said, “Following a lightning strike and power outage at the studio in Happy Valley in... Read more of this article

College & Schools To Resume On Monday

College & Schools To Resume On Monday

Classes at the Bermuda College and public schools will resume on Monday, officials confirmed. Minister of Education Diallo Rabain said, “Following Hurricane Fiona, all public school buildings have been assessed to safely re-open. The Ministry and Department of Education are pleased to report that all schools will be open tomorrow, Monday, September... Read more of this article

Live Updates & Videos: Hurricane Fiona

Live Updates & Videos: Hurricane Fiona

[Updating] Bermuda is now in recovery mode after the passage of Hurricane Fiona, with the hurricane making its closest approach early on Friday morning, knocking out power for over 80% of the island, most of which was restored by the weekend. If you have information or footage [that you obtained safely!] to share, please email info@bernews.com. Your... Read more of this article

Google Search Interest For ‘Bermuda’ Up 56%

Google Search Interest For ‘Bermuda’ Up 56%

According to the latest Google Trends data, search interest for the word “Bermuda” has been up 56% in the past week, while while not implicitly stated, it is likely due to Hurricane Fiona, as some of the related search term inquiries showing for “Bermuda” include “Fiona Bermuda damage, “Hurricane Fiona Bermuda update,... Read more of this article

Videos: International Media Report On Bermuda

Videos: International Media Report On Bermuda

A number of international media reported on the impact of Hurricane Fiona on Bermuda, with some of the larger networks sending film crews and reporters to the island to obtain footage and conduct interviews; showing the island in preparation mode as well as footage of the conditions in Bermuda. In some cases, a few of the broadcasts may have been a... Read more of this article

Govt Advisory On Bus And Ferry Service

Govt Advisory On Bus And Ferry Service

[Updated] The Department of Public Transportation [DPT] advised that the “bus service will remain inoperable as power has not yet been restored at the bus depots”, while ferry service will resume at 9.00am tomorrow [Sept 24] morning. A Government spokesperson said, “The Department of Public Transportation [DPT] provided an update regarding... Read more of this article

Couple Welcomes Baby During Hurricane Fiona

Couple Welcomes Baby During Hurricane Fiona

While winds from Hurricane Fiona were raging outside, Bermudian couple Kei-she Fubler and Brandon Wilson were oblivious as they brought their first child, daughter A’riyah Justice Fubler-Wilson into the world at King Edward VII Memorial Hospital. A’riyah was born at 3:17am weighing 6lbs 8oz. Mother Kei-shea was overdue and was actually slated to... Read more of this article

Photos/Video: Hurricane Fiona Impacts Bermuda

Photos/Video: Hurricane Fiona Impacts Bermuda

Hurricane Fiona is now moving away from Bermuda, and the task of restoring the island is well underway, with Bermuda’s experienced crews working to bring us back to normal. A look at the hurricane and the impacts is below, and for all our coverage of Hurricane Fiona click here, and for ongoing live updates click here. 4.45pm Sept 22 | Weather as... Read more of this article

Govt: Hurricane, Buses, Schools, Roads & More

Govt: Hurricane, Buses, Schools, Roads & More

A determination on the resumption of bus service will be made later today, ferry service is suspended until tomorrow, the Causeway is open and the airport will reopen later today, Government said. A Government spokesperson said, “With the passage of Hurricane Fiona, and following an Emergency Measures Organisation [EMO] meeting earlier this afternoon,... Read more of this article

Video: Drone Footage Inside Hurricane Fiona

Video: Drone Footage Inside Hurricane Fiona

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration [NOAA] and Saildrone used an uncrewed wind-powered vehicle to get a look inside Hurricane Fiona before it reached the island. The Saildrone website said, “For the second year, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration [NOAA] and Saildrone are hurricane chasing with uncrewed wind-powered... Read more of this article