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Hurricane Season 2020

Hurricane Season 2020

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 the Western…


Hurricane Season 2020

Everything You Need to Know About the 2020 Hurricane Season

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 2020

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 2020

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 2020

A Look Back at Hurricane Fabian

In a matter of hours on September 5th, 2003, the Bermuda landscape was changed forever by Hurricane Fabian, the worst storm to hit our island in 50 years. Tragically, there were four lives lost and indeed many more lives have…

Hurricane Season 2020

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…