At 3:00 am Hurricane Gert was centred near latitude 36.0N and longitude 68.4W or about 330 miles Northwest of Bermuda. Gert was moving to the North-east at 21mph with maximum sustained winds of 90mph. Elsewhere in the North Atlantic, Caribbean Sea and Gulf of Mexico, tropical cyclone formation is not expected during the next 48 hours.
Fill sinks, bathtub and large containers with water as an extra supply for washing and flushing.
During the hurricane season, fisher folks are strongly advised to stay informed via radio, listen to the weather bulletin before venturing out to sea. Move your boat to safe harbor early.
Prepare your car in case of evacuation. Fill your tank and check your tires.
Upon alert, farmers should harvest crops which can be stored, consumed and sold.