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Hurricane Beryl makes landfall in Carriacou

July 1, 2024

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – The extremely dangerous Hurricane Beryl has made landfall in Carriacou, the Miami-based National Hurricane Center (NHC) has reported.

“Satellite imagery and Barbados radar data indicate that the eye of  Beryl has made landfall on Carriacou Island at 11.10 am (local time),” the NHC said in a brief urgent updated statement.

“Data from an Air Force Reserve Hurricane Hunter aircraft indicate that Beryl’s maximum sustained winds have increased to 150 mph,” it added.

The hurricane is now 30 miles north, north east of Grenada.

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