Hashtag: #May2014LightningStorm

Govt Voicemail Out Of Service For Ten Days

Govt Voicemail Out Of Service For Ten Days

The Ministry of Public Works today [June 3] advised that the Government’s voicemail service — which was damaged during a lightning storm over a week ago — has not yet been restored. A spokesperson said, “The necessary equipment parts are in the process of being ordered and replaced. “However, due to the age and proprietary... Read more of this article

Govt. Voicemail Not Operational Following Storm

Govt. Voicemail Not Operational Following Storm

The lightning storm this past weekend damaged hardware components associated with the Government voice mail system, resulting in the voice mail for 295-5151 being out of order. Photo of this weekend’s lightning storm shot by Daniel Hetzel from Hinson’s IslandA spokesperson said, “Due to the lightning damage to the Government telephone... Read more of this article

Govt. Telephone System Damaged By Storm

Govt. Telephone System Damaged By Storm

The Government telephone system was damaged during this weekend’s thunderstorm, and all Government departments on 295-5151 have been impacted. Lightning bolts over Hamilton this past weekend:A spokesperson said, “The public is advised that the Government telephone system was damaged during the electrical storm this past weekend. As a result,... Read more of this article

Lightning Strikes Roof Of Southampton Church

Lightning Strikes Roof Of Southampton Church

Last night’s lightning storm appears to have damaged the Seventh-Day Adventist Church in Southampton, with the Church’s roof sustaining damage overnight. The Bermuda Fire & Rescue Service are presently on scene assessing the situation. Dr. Sydney Gibbons, the Church’s Pastor, confirmed that is no internal damage to the church and... Read more of this article

Photos: Last Night’s Lightning & Thunderstorm

Photos: Last Night’s Lightning & Thunderstorm

[Updated] Lightning could be seen — and heard — last night [May 24], with nature putting on an electrifying display as a flurry of lightning bolts came crashing down over the island. The good news is it looks like the bad weather may have cleared in time for tomorrow’s holiday, with the Bermuda Weather Service saying, “High pressure... Read more of this article