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Sunday, Aug. 23, 2009) - HRM Media Advisory
Hurricane Bill update as of 5:30 p.m. Sunday, August 23
(Sunday, Aug. 23, 2009) - HRM’s Emergency Measures Organization (EMO) will deactivate its Emergency Operations Centre at 6 p.m. now that Hurricane Bill has passed by the municipality.
Despite high winds and heavy rainfall, HRM did not sustain heavy damages from the storm and municipal services are expected to return to normal on Monday morning.
HRM parks and beaches will reopen to the public on Monday morning. Staff will we conducting walk-throughs to confirm there are no damages that could be hazardous to the public.
The Cow Bay Road and Lawrencetown Road which were closed during the height of the storm have been reopened. RCMP will remain stationed at the road into Peggy’s Cove which is still closed to all but emergency vehicles. Emergency officials are also warning members of the public to stay away from the coastal areas where waves and riptides continue to be dangerous.
With some power outages remaining drivers are asked to treat intersections without working traffic lights as four-way stops.
Manager, Public Affairs
Halifax Regional Municipality
(902) 233-6838 (cell)