Bermuda put on storm warning – The Royal Gazette | Bermuda News, Business, Sports, Events, & Community

Log In

Reset Password

Bermuda put on storm warning

Bermuda is tonight under a storm warning as forecasters say the Island will suffer severe weather conditions which are due to last into tomorrow morning.

Mark Guishard, Director of the Bermuda Weather Service, said the forecast called for sustained gales, periods of heavy downpours and thunderstorms with a risk of small hail.

Dr. Guishard also said that in the early hours of tomorrow, it is anticipated that storm-force wind gusts of up to 60 knots, or almost 70mph, will occur intermittently. As such residents are encouraged to monitor weather reports and updates for changes.

A Government spokeswoman said: “As a public safety precaution, the Ministry of National Security is advising motorists, particularly cyclists who are travelling about the Island this evening, to use extra care and caution when traversing the Island's roads and bridges.”

She said there were no plans to close the Causeway although the bridge will be closely monitored.

You must be Registered or to post comment or to vote.

Published December 20, 2010 at 5:47 pm (Updated December 20, 2010 at 7:26 pm)

Bermuda put on storm warning

What you
Need to
1. For a smooth experience with our commenting system we recommend that you use Internet Explorer 10 or higher, Firefox or Chrome Browsers. Additionally please clear both your browser's cache and cookies - How do I clear my cache and cookies?
2. Please respect the use of this community forum and its users.
3. Any poster that insults, threatens or verbally abuses another member, uses defamatory language, or deliberately disrupts discussions will be banned.
4. Users who violate the Terms of Service or any commenting rules will be banned.
5. Please stay on topic. "Trolling" to incite emotional responses and disrupt conversations will be deleted.
6. To understand further what is and isn't allowed and the actions we may take, please read our Terms of Service
7. To report breaches of the Terms of Service use the flag icon