Weather Alert – Hurricane Larry

Weather Alert — HURRICANE LARRY: The Bermuda Weather Service (http://www.weather.bm) and the National Hurricane Center (NHC) (https://www.nhc.noaa.gov) continue to monitor Hurricane Larry.  Per the Bermuda Weather Service, a TROPICAL STORM WARNING is in effect as Larry approaches from the southeast.  Expect deteriorating conditions tonight through Thursday with strengthening winds and the increasing likelihood of wet weather. Hazardous swells develop, especially along the South Shore, with dangerous surf and rip currents.  Likewise, NHC reports that the center of Larry is forecast to pass east of Bermuda on Thursday, but given Larry’s large size, tropical storm conditions are possible Thursday, along with risk of heavy rainfall and coastal flooding.

Actions to Take:  All U.S. citizens living in, visiting, or traveling to Bermuda should monitor local weather reports and follow directions from local officials.

For more information, please visit the following:

·         Bermuda Weather Service for updates and forecasts.

·         Government of Bermuda’s website Are you ready for hurricane season? | Government of Bermuda (www.gov.bm).

·         CDC’s website Preparing for a Hurricane or Tropical Storm (cdc.gov).

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

 

Assistance:
U.S. Consulate Duty Phone for U.S. Citizen Emergencies: (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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