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The History of Hurricanes in Bermuda
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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 2023

Everything You Need to Know About the 2023 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, it…


Hurricane Season 2023

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 2023

How to Keep Busy During 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…


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8 Hurricane Myths Debunked

What’s true and what’s not about properly preparing for a storm. MYTH #1: Taping your window and glass doors is the best method to keep them from breaking. The Truth: Although almost seven in ten people believed taping windows and…

Hurricane Season 2023

Protect Your Home Insurance with an Adequate Insurance Policy

Larenzo Ratteray, group head of consumer solutions for BF&M details the importance of properly insuring your home ahead of the hurricane season Larenzo Ratteray, Group Head of Consumer Solutions for BF&M With expert weather advisory services predicting between 13 and…