Hurricane Humberto VIDEO: Watch savage storm wreak havoc on Bermuda town

Native Bermudian, Glenn Jones, posted a video to Twitter showing the horrifying scenes outside his home as Hurricane Humberto crashes through. In the footage, strong winds and pelting rain can be seen battering the trees outside. Huge sparks of electricity are also dangerously coming off the electricity lines.

Mr Jones’ caption read: “15k+ without power, including us.

“Closest point of approach 8pm eastern.

“Hurricane force winds predicted for 2 hours: 7-9pm eastern.

“We’re hunkered down. #Bermuda #HurricaneHumberto.”

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The Minister of National Security, Wayne Caines, warned Bermudians that “storm force winds are expected to pick up.

“We would now like to advise the public that they are to be off the road by 5 p.m.”

A wave height of 32 feet was reported along with a wind gust of 94 mph.

As of Wednesday night, the top wind gust in Bermuda from Humberto is 132 mph at St. George's.

The last major hurricane to strike Bermuda was Nicole in 2016.

Humberto passed to the north and northwest of Bermuda, sparing the island a direct hit.

But because of its large size — extending hurricane-force winds for 80 to 90 miles from its centre — Humberto battered the island for hours as it moved past.

The Hurricane was declared a Category 3.

But it is now downgraded to a Category 2 after it subsided.

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