Flights cancelled, beach closed by Ophelia
US flights and lifeguard service are among the casualties of Hurricane Opehlia announced by Government this afternoon.
Flights to Bermuda from Miami and New York have been cancelled due to the Category 3 storm.
Also cancelled are Delta's Atlanta flights DL 657 and DL 656.
Meanwhile, Bermuda Weather Service is predicting stormy weather for the rest of the afternoon and into tomorrow.
"Winds, showers, and risk of thunder increase this afternoon as Hurricane Ophelia approaches from the South. Rough surf, especially on the South Shore, continues while Ophelia passes over 100 miles to our East this evening.
"[Tomorrow], a cold front is expected to pass, bringing more showers and risk of thunder."
American Airlines flights AA 308 from Miami and AA 1438 from New York have been cancelled, a Government spokesman said.
Also cancelled is tonight's Bermuda Nights event planned at Barr's Bay Park.
"The Department of Parks' lifeguard service have erected red, high surf warning signs along the South Shore [and] closed Horsehoe Beach," he said.
"Given the current weather forecast, the lifeguard service expects to resume normal operating hours [tomorrow] from 10am to 6pm in addition to removing the high surf warning signs."
*Have you experienced any storm damage? E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Santa hat on Hindu God sparks online row
Ombudsman hits out at CICB
Bermuda Emissions sues transport ministry
Scott loses first round of court battle
Lawyer backs crime compensation changes
Man denies stealing bikes
Sherri J leaves Magic 102.7
Dismont demands names of panellists
Edith Richardson 1922-2019
MenCo thrives after style switch-up
Boost for charity from cross-Britain ride
Sheridan’s fairytale festive job
Tweaks to Restaurant Weeks formula announced
Take Our Poll
- What sport do you most prefer to read about in the RG?
- Boxing/Martial Arts
- Rugby Union
- Total Votes: 3826
- Poll Archive