Hurricane Gonzalo: Bermuda ‘bruised’ bydirect hit

Bermuda was “bruised” but came out of the storm
better than expected, Premier Michael Dunkley said.
The storm made landfall on Friday, with rain and
175km/h (110mph) winds.
Only minor injuries were reported in what was the
strongest storm to hit the island in a decade.
It was the second storm in a week to hit the island.
Damaged trees
Gonzalo caused power cuts to 31,200 homes,
although two-thirds of people had their electricity
restored by Saturday afternoon, according to the
Bermuda Electric Company.
The hurricane also caused flooding, felled trees and
damaged buildings. via


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