Posts Tagged "Igor"

[9 p.m. UPDATE] Around 1,500 still waiting for power restoration

Posted by on Sep 22, 2010 in Local News & Alerts | 0 comments

[9 p.m. UPDATE] Around 1,500 still waiting for power restoration

MORE electricity customers now have power in their homes thanks to continuing Hurricane Igor restoration efforts being carried out by BELCO. Hurricane Igor, now in the history books, battered the island over the weekend with winds speeding at nearly 80 MPH. Thankfully it caused no deaths or injuries and left mild damage. BELCO’s Susand McGrath-Smith reports that as of 9 p.m. Wednesday night, just 1,580 customers were waiting for their power back — down from 2,800 at the start of the day. Here’s a breakdown of the outages: Around 810 customers in the Central Parishes were...

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IGOR update, 9 p.m. Sunday, eye will pass 10p.m.

Posted by on Sep 19, 2010 in Local News & Alerts | 0 comments

IGOR update, 9 p.m. Sunday, eye will pass 10p.m.

IGOR’s center eye is expected to pass Bermuda 10 p.m. Sunday night when it will be just a few miles to the west, bringing 75 MPH winds. According to the Bermuda Weather Service, Igor remained a category one storm as of 9 p.m. The hurricane was located 85 miles to our south-west and was moving north at 12 knots. It was not expected to strengthen over the next 48 hours and it is expected to be reduced to an extra-tropical cyclone in a few...

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WATCH video: Tari Trott on the Causeway, Sunday afternoon

Posted by on Sep 19, 2010 in Local News & Alerts | 4 comments

Bermuda Wired Deputy Editor Tari Trott finds high surf and blinding rain when he visited the western end of the Causeway this afternoon (Sun. Sept. 19, 2010). Hurricane Igor was battering the crossing with tropical storm force winds around 64 knots at the time. *WATCH THE REPORT:

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WATCH video: Rough seas at Astwood Cove, Saturday evening

Posted by on Sep 19, 2010 in Local News & Alerts | 0 comments

Bermuda Wired Deputy Editor Tari Trott reports from Astwood Cove Beach on the South Shore this evening (Saturday). He finds a party atmosphere by those spectators gathered, taking pictures and excited by the weather brought by Hurricane Igor. WATCH: *Note: Expect this report to be the last before Igor. Additional reports will be posted AFTER the storm hits Sunday/Monday, or as soon as power is restored.

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Igor weakens as it nears Bermuda

Posted by on Sep 18, 2010 in Local News & Alerts | 0 comments

Igor weakens as it nears Bermuda

HURRICANE IGOR is weaker than it was several hours ago — maximum winds now 100 MPH, down from 105 MPH. Igor seen via satellite, as of 9 p.m Saturday night. Courtesy Bermuda Weather Service As of 9 p.m. tonight (Saturday Sept. 18) the Bermuda Weather Service said Igor was 276 nautical miles to our south. Igor, a category two storm, was moving north west at 14 MPH. The National Hurricane Center in Miami(NHC)was planning to send another ‘hurricane hunter’ airplane into Igor tonight to get further data. The island will experience tropical storm winds later tonight —...

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