The Ministry of National Security is advising the public to be cautious as severe weather approaches the island.
The Bermuda Weather Service (BWS) advised that the island is currently under a Gale Warning for today. A Thunderstorm Advisory is also in effect.
According to the BWS, a “vigorous front” is approaching, that will bring occasional gale force sustained winds which may have gusts reaching storm force, especially near heavy showers and thunderstorms through today.
The Ministry notes that the public should take the necessary precautions, and motorists should exercise extra caution during their morning and afternoon commutes.
As a reminder, Bermuda is nearing the end of hurricane season (June 1 – Nov. 30). Residents are encouraged to remain vigilant and prepared.
For continued weather updates, visit weather.bm.
Today and tonight’s forecast is as follows:
Winds southerly 25 to 35 knots gusts to 50 knots, especially near showers, a brief easing west-northwesterly 15 to 20 knots towards evening, then veering northwesterly… Fair to poor visibility within patchy to widespread rain, embedded showers then poor to very poor visibility within isolated thunderstorms that may develop by afternoon.
Winds northwesterly 25 to 35 knots gusts to 45 knots, possibly lingering west-northwesterly 15 to 20 knots early evening, decreasing 20 to 30 knots… Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms with poor to very poor visibility becoming isolated showers with fair to poor visibility.
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