SUNDAY 9.15am: NEMA has given the all clear for the entire Bahamas after the passing of Isaias – but advises caution due to possible severe weather conditions.
A statement from BPL on power restoration efforts –Bahamas Power and Light Company Ltd (BPL) wishes to confirm for customers that we have begun restoration efforts and have returned service to some of the feeders Once the storm passed New Providence, our Advance teams had to patrol the primary substations. They examined the wires, transformers and switchgear.
The Bahamas Department of Meteorology has announced the all clear for the islands of New Providence, Andros, Abaco and Eleuthera. A Hurricane Warning remains in effect for Grand Bahama, Bimini and the Berry Islands including the neighbouring cays.
The Water and Sewerage Corporation has announced that the water supply system has continued, without interruption, throughout the storm. Both of our major water pumping stations remain on BPL power and we have full standby power in place. Our control team has reported a few isolated customer complaints and those will be addressed as weather conditions allow.