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Hurricane Season 2019

Hurricane Season 2019

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…


Hurricane Season 2019

The 411 on Hurricanes

Hurricane season is officially here. But, what exactly does that mean, and why? From this year's names to why they happen, here is our Hurricane 101.   First thing is first, what is a hurricane? Before a storm becomes a…


Hurricane Season 2019

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…


Hurricane Season 2019

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 from experience, that is easier…


Hurricane Season 2019

A Look Back at Hurricane Fabian

This article was taken from our archives. It first appeared in the October 2003 issue of The Bermudian. It appears here exactly as it did originally.   In a matter of hours on September 5, the Bermuda landscape was changed…

Hurricane Season 2019

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…