Hurricane Alert – U.S. Consulate General Hamilton, Bermuda, September 18, 2020

Location: Atlantic Ocean

 

Weather Alert: The Bermuda Weather Service is closely tracking Hurricane Teddy which is currently 767 nautical miles southwest of the island, moving 11 miles per hour.  The closest point of approach to Bermuda within 72 hours (3 days) is forecast to be within 119 nautical miles to the east of the island, at 2 AM Monday, September 21, 2020.  However, this system is expected to move closer to Bermuda after this time period and is expected to affect the island as a hurricane early next week.

 

The U.S. Consulate will be closed on Monday, September 21.  If you need emergency assistance, please call (441)-335-3828. 

 

Actions to Take:  Now that Bermuda is in peak Hurricane Season, all U.S. citizens living in or traveling to Bermuda should monitor local weather reports and follow directions from local officials.  For more information, please visit the following:

·         Visit the website of the Bermuda Weather Service for updates and forecasts.

·         Visit the Government of Bermuda’s hurricane preparedness website for specific recommendations.

·         Visit the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) Climate Prediction Center for the             2020 Hurricane forecast.

·         Visit the Department of State’s Hurricanes, Typhoons, and Cyclones page.  

 

Assistance:
U.S. Consulate Emergency Assistance Line: (441) 335-3828
email: hamiltonconsulate@state.gov
website: https://bm.usconsulate.gov/

U.S. Consulate General Hamilton
16 Middle Road, Devonshire
(441) 295-1342

Department of State Consular Affairs
888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444

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