Torrential rains which swamped New Providence are expected to clear up by later today with the damaging weather system heading north towards Florida. Yesterday’s rains prompted a severe weather warning but the chances of a tropical cyclone forming are considered “slim”.
ALTHOUGH the Bahamas is predicted to have a “normal” hurricane season, Deputy Prime Minister K Peter Turnquest yesterday pointed out that it “only takes one storm to really cause devastation.”He noted the major hurricanes of 2015, 2016, and 2017 cost
THE Community Services Department (CSD) of the South Bahamas Conference of Seventh-day Adventist will host a fair to raise hurricane awareness and funds for supplies to aid affected communities in the event of a major natural disaster.
The weather on Grand Bahama took a strange turn today as hailstones rained down.
COOLER temperatures are expected to linger as as another cold front is expected to move in on Friday, said Basil Dean, chief meteorologist at the Department of Meteorology.
WEATHER officials are monitoring a system that has developed in the Atlantic Ocean and has The Bahamas in its sights.The tropical wave has formed east of the Lesser Antilles.On Sunday, the US National Hurricane Centre said about the system: “Showers
THE Ministry of Foreign Affairs has asked international Bahamian students in Hurricane Florence’s path to comply with all orders for mandatory evacuations. Some students have already evacuated affected states, heeding warnings from local officials an
OFFICIALS in North Eleuthera, Cat Island and Abaco are on high alert over Hurricane Florence.
WEATHER experts are continuing to warn residents of The Bahamas about the sea swells Hurricane Florence will generate this week.
THE Bahamas currently faces no immediate threat from Hurricanes Florence and Helene and Tropical Storm Isaac, however chief meteorologist Basil Dean told The Tribune yesterday the country could be affected by very large sea swells generated by Floren
Beryl, which had been the Atlantic season's first hurricane, disintegrated as a tropical storm shortly before reaching Dominica on Sunday. But the US National Hurricane Center said it still had maximum sustained winds of 45 mph (75 kph) as it zipped over Dominica moving west-northwestward at 26 mph (43 kph).
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Beryl has become the first named hurricane of the season, threatening islands still trying to recover from last year's storms, forecasters said Friday.
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