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Above average hurricane season predicted

AS WEATHER experts expect a slightly above average 2018 hurricane season, Chief Meteorologist Basil Dean urged residents to take advantage of this dry season to make preparations in anticipation of any possible dangerous and destructive storms that could affect the county.

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Wet - but breaking no records

ALTHOUGH the recent rainy weather has been abnormal for March, the country did not experience record-breaking inches of rainfall, Chief Meteorologist Basil Dean confirmed to The Tribune yesterday.

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Rainy weekend expected after days of downpour

THE “above normal” rainfall seen in the capital over the past week is expected to persist through the weekend, according to Chief Meteorologist at the Department of Meteorology Basil Dean. Cooler weather is also expected to last until the middle of

UPDATED: No tsunamis after Caribbean earthquake

One of the strongest earthquakes to hit the Caribbean in modern times struck off the coast of Honduras on Tuesday night, shaking the mainland and setting off tsunami warnings that were canceled about an hour later.

THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR NASSAU UNTIL 4.03PM

SKYGUARD® THUNDERSTORM WARNING 1210

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Tropical Storm Philippe: All clear for the entire Bahamas

Sunday 9.00pm update: NEMA has announced that Tropical Storm Warnings have been discontinued and the entire Bahamas has been given the all clear after the passing of Tropical Storm Philippe.

Heavy rain warning for Nassau, Freeport

SKYGUARD® HEAVY RAIN WARNING 1222

WEATHER WARNING FOR NASSAU until 4.15pm

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Bahamas Department of Meteorology issues severe weather warning until 3.00pm

The Bahamas Department of Meteorology has issued a severe weather warning from 1:00 pm to 3:00pm, Tuesday, 26th September, 2016.

Weather warning for Freeport 2.29pm-3.30pm

SKYGUARD® HEAVY RAIN WARNING 1210

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South islands brace for Hurricane Maria

A HURRICANE warning remains in effect for the southeast Bahamas, including the islands of Mayaguana, Crooked Island, Acklins, Inagua, Long Cay and Samana Cay, according to the Department of Meteorology in an advisory yesterday.

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Flood alert as Maria nears

RESIDENTS in the southeast Bahamas should prepare for “excess flooding” and tropical storm force winds as Hurricane Maria is expected to dump four to eight inches of water as it passes over the country on Friday, according to US Accuweather forecaster Dan Kottlowski.

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South islands put on Maria alert

WITH the forecast for Hurricane Maria projecting the storm to pass near the Southeast Bahamas Friday morning, Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis is urging residents of those islands to be vigilant and prepared.

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Tough decisions ahead over evacuation as Maria nears

AS category five Hurricane Maria approaches the Bahamas, Health Minister Dr Duane Sands said the government is faced with a “gut wrenching” decision regarding if it should ask residents of the southern islands to evacuate ahead of the storm.

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Maria ramps up to reach category 5

HURRICANE Maria grew into a category five storm as it barreled toward islands in the eastern Caribbean yesterday with forecasters warning it was likely to grow even stronger before it impacts the Bahamas late Friday.

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