LIVE UPDATES: HURRICANE MATTHEW

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October 04, 2016

Follow us here for the latest news on Hurricane Matthew as it approaches the Bahamas . . .

12.45am: LYNDEN Pindling International Airport (LPIA) is operating as normal on Tuesday but will now close at 11am on Wednesday, the Nassau Airport Development Company (NAD) has announced after a meeting with its airport stakeholders and the Bahamas Meteorological Department.

"The travelling public is encouraged to contact their respective airlines for flight updates," a statement from NAD read. "A listing of all airlines and their contacts can be found on LPIA’s website at www.nassaulpia.com. The public is further advised to listen for public announcements following the storm regarding when airport operations will resume."

11.45am: ALL Government offices in New Providence and Grand Bahama will be closed as of 3pm on Tuesday until further notice.

The Cabinet Office also advised Bahamians throughout the Commonwealth of The Bahamas to continue with their hurricane preparations and to observe all National Advisories/Alerts/Watches/Warnings issued by the National Emergency Management Agency, the Bahamas Department of Meteorology and other essential Government Ministries/Corporations/Agencies and Departments.

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News date : 10/04/2016    Category : Weather, Tribune Stories

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