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Hurricane Season 2018

Hurricane Season 2018

The History of Hurricanes in Bermuda

It’s no secret that Bermuda has a long-standing relationship with hurricanes. In fact, if it weren’t for the hurricane of 1609, the Sea Venture would not have run aground on Bermuda’s reefs and our tiny island would have gone uncolonized. Although direct hits from hurricanes are rare for Bermuda, our tiny island is situated within Hurricane Alley (the most frequent path taken by Atlantic Hurricanes. Most storms that come close to Bermuda form in the central Atlantic or Western Caribbean Sea before gaining strength and making their...

Hurricane Season 2018

How to Prepare for a Hurricane

With the height of hurricane season here, it’s important to know exactly what you need to do to prepare for an impending storm. To make your home a safe zone, follow these guidelines in the days leading up to the arrival of a hurricane. &nb...

Hurricane Season 2018

How to Survive a Storm

Now that you've finished prepping for a storm (as per our definitive list of hurricane preparedness) all there is to do is wait it out in the safety of your home but as Bermudians know well from experience, that is easier said than done. Some st...

Hurricane Season 2018

Our Readers’ Stormy Weather Photos

One of the most fascinating things to do when a storm is on the horizon is to observe the dramatic change in weather. Ominous clouds and dark skies are usually the first signs that a storm is brewing but it's not until lightning strikes, watersp...

Hurricane Season 2018

More of Our Readers’ Stormy Weather Photos!

One of the most fascinating things to do when a storm is on the horizon is to observe the dramatic change in weather. Ominous clouds and dark skies are usually the first signs that a storm is brewing but it's not until lightning strikes, watersp...

Hurricane Season 2018

Hurricane Season: Protect Your Home, Even in 100 mph Winds!

Every summer, Bermudians must consider the inevitable: the arrival of hurricane season. As many islanders have often experienced, the worst storms tend to hit between the months of August and - more-recently - October, so now is the time to thin...