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TS Laura to pass southeast Bahamas today

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — A tropical storm warning remains in effect for the southeast Bahamas as Tropical Storm Laura continues to... read more »

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Met dept. monitoring two disturbances in Atlantic/Caribbean Sea

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The Department of Meteorology is monitoring two disturbances in the Atlantic Ocean/Caribbean Sea today. Chief climatological officer... read more »

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Tropical storm Isaias brings heavy rains

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Tropical Storm Isaias is bringing heavy rain to parts of Caribbean, including Puerto Rico, after the weather... read more »

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Saharan Dust plume expected through end of the week

Unintended benefit: Dust is absorbing moisture that tropical cyclones need to form NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Residents with allergies and or... read more »

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Severe weather warning for Central and Northwest Bahamas

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The Bahamas Department of Meteorology has issued a severe weather warning for Central and Northwest Bahamas. This... read more »

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IOM study: Greater demand for emergency shelters in 2020 Hurricane Season

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — With less than a month before the start of the 2020 Hurricane Season, a new report from... read more »

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$2mil long range radar system commissioned at RBDF Inagua Base

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – A multi-million-dollar technology upgrade at the Matthew Town, Inagua Royal Bahamas Defence Force (RBDF) base yesterday is... read more »

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Road traffic amendments will “save lives”

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – As he expressed the critical need for the government to curtail road traffic fatalities in the country,... read more »

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NAD: Grounding of Boeing Max planes not expected to impact LPIA

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – The grounding of Boeing 737 Max series 8 and 9 by most major airlines, following a fatal... read more »

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Pintard to recommend lip thickness standard for conch harvesting

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Minister of Agriculture and Marine Resources Michael Pintard said yesterday that his ministry will strongly recommend the... read more »

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Long Island to get doppler radar

The Royal Bahamas Defence Force Auxiliary vessel, HMBS Lawrence Major, departed  Coral Harbour Base on Saturday to transport equipment and materials for the installation of a... read more »

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Ministry monitoring projected path of Hurricane Michael

As the category 4 Hurricane Michael lashed the Florida panhandle on Wednesday, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs advised the general... read more »

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Still no date for Ragged Islanders to return home

Having endured the devastating wrath of Hurricane Irma last September, Ragged Island became unlivable and residents were forced to leave... read more »

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Florence force cruise ships to The Bahamas

Thousands of people have been forced to their have their cruise vacations changed for safety reasons as a result of... read more »

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Florence not a threat to The Bahamas

Bahamians abroad issued safety warning While the Country’s Chief Meteorologist Basil Dean notes the country is in the clear of feeling... read more »

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Residents urged to complete preparations as hurricane season heightens

As The Bahamas moves into the peak of the hurricane season, the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) urges residents, companies,... read more »

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Government still in assessment phase for Ragged Island restoration

During a press conference at the Office of The Prime Minister (OPM) on Tuesday, Press Secretary Anthony Newbold in response... read more »

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New doppler at met office

Technical advancements are under way at the Bahamas Department of Meteorology that will give forecasters more detailed data during severe... read more »

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NEMA director outlines preparedness plan

With the peak of the 2018 Atlantic hurricane season only a week away, head of the National Emergency Management Agency... read more »

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NEMA disburses nearly $100k in aid for Ragged Islanders

RAGGED ISLAND – Captain Stephen Russell, Director of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), issued financial assistance estimated at $72,000 to... read more »