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DENR On Hurricane Damage To Shipwreck Site

DENR On Hurricane Damage To Shipwreck Site

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources [DENR] is currently assessing damage caused by the passage of Hurricane Humberto to the site of the shipwreck of the Montana. A Government spokesperson said, “The Department of Environment and Natural Resources [DENR] is aware of significant damage to the side paddle steamer and blockade runner... Read more of this article

Live Updates: ‘Tropical Storm Warning’ Issued

Live Updates: ‘Tropical Storm Warning’ Issued

[Updating] Hurricane Humberto has now passed by Bermuda, and the clean up work is in progress and everyone is urged to stay prepared as a second storm, Jerry, is now a “threat to Bermuda” and a “Tropical Storm Warning” is in effect. All public schools and Government offices will be open on Wednesday [Sept 25], and buses, trash... Read more of this article

BMOC: Damaged Vessels After Hurricane

BMOC: Damaged Vessels After Hurricane

The Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre [BMOC] is currently following up with the boat owners with vessels that were damaged or broke free after the passage of Hurricane Humberto. A Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre spokesperson said, “Since the passage of Hurricane Humberto, the Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre [BMOC] has been receiving information... Read more of this article

BELCO Making Progress, But Facing Setbacks

BELCO Making Progress, But Facing Setbacks

Following Hurricane Humberto, BELCO said they “continue to make good progress in restoring power” but are “facing setbacks” such as “pole fires due to salt that had been deposited by Humberto combined with a light rain, which knocked out power to a number of areas that had been restored.” A spokesperson said, ”... Read more of this article

Dudley Eve Matches On Sept 25 Postponed

Dudley Eve Matches On Sept 25 Postponed

Dudley Eve matches scheduled for tomorrow [Sept 25] have been postponed due to damage caused by Hurricane Humberto in the Goose Gosling Field. A spokesperson said, “Due to Goose Gosling Field being unavailable due to the damage caused by hurricane Humberto; please be advised the Dudley Eve matches scheduled for Wednesday, September 25th have been... Read more of this article

Colonial Insurance Receives Over 175 Claims

Colonial Insurance Receives Over 175 Claims

Colonial Insurance has received more than 175 claims for damage caused by Hurricane Humberto. Juanita Coley, the firm’s claims manager, said: “We were accepting calls from 8.30am on Thursday, September 19, from clients whose property had been damaged. “Our office opened at noon, once the roads were deemed safe for public access. Shortly after,... Read more of this article

TCD Southside And Rockaway Facilities Closed

TCD Southside And Rockaway Facilities Closed

The testing facilities at both Southside and Rockaway are closed until further notice due to damage caused by Hurricane Humberto. A spokesperson said, “The Transport Control Department is advising that testing facilities at both the Southside and Rockaway locations are closed until further notice due to damage caused by Hurricane Humberto. The... Read more of this article

BELCO Monday Morning Update: 2061 Out

BELCO Monday Morning Update: 2061 Out

Following the passage of Hurricane Humberto, BELCO’s staff have been working hard to restore power, and as of 9.00am this morning [Sept 23], just over 2,000 customers remain out of power. The company said, “Customers out as of 9:00am: 2061 [6%]. And remaining outages by parish, in no particular order:St George’s: 218 Pembroke: 264 Sandys:... Read more of this article

Staff & Students Asked To Bring Water To School

Staff & Students Asked To Bring Water To School

With schools set to go back in on Monday following Hurricane Humberto, the Department is asking parents to provide their children with at least two 15 oz. bottles of water, which “should remain until confirmation is received that the water filtration system in each school has been checked.” A Government spokesperson said, “The Ministry... Read more of this article

One Communications Restoration Efforts Update

One Communications Restoration Efforts Update

One Communications staff continue to work hard on restoration and in bringing all customers back online. One Communications CEO Frank Amaral said, “We would first like to thank all of customers for their patience during this post-storm recovery period. We fully understand that everyone is accustomed to being connected around the clock both at home... Read more of this article

BELCO Restore Power To 95% Of Customers

BELCO Restore Power To 95% Of Customers

Following the passage of Hurricane Humberto, BELCO said they have restored power to 24,905 customers or 95% as of 6:00pm today [Sept 22] explaining that “while work continues on main branch lines, crews are getting to smaller pockets of outages in neighbourhoods in all parishes.” A BELCO spokesperson explained: “It is clear that a number... Read more of this article

Schools, Buses, Govt Offices Open On Monday

Schools, Buses, Govt Offices Open On Monday

All public schools and Government offices will be open on Monday, and buses, ferries, trash collection, airport will also operate tomorrow as normal the Government said today, adding that people should “remain in a hurricane readiness mode” as the island is expected to “experience Tropical Force winds on Tuesday evening.”This... Read more of this article

Algonquin Joins Electricity Restoration Efforts

Algonquin Joins Electricity Restoration Efforts

A crew from Algonquin Power & Utilities have arrived on the island to support restoration efforts in the wake of Hurricane Humberto’s island wide damages. A BELCO spokesperson said, “In the aftermath of Hurricane Humberto, in addition to the number of BELCO retirees that have joined the effort to repair, a crew from Algonquin Power... Read more of this article