Bermuda Braces for Hurricane Igor

(NECN) - Bermuda is bracing for what could be a direct hit from Hurricane Igor tomorrow or Monday. Beaches are empty and tourists are trying to get one of the last flights off the island.

Igor is still a Category 2 storm, down from Category 4 earlier in the week. Officials warn its pounding rains and driving winds could be deadly.

Bermuda Minister of Housing David Burch says they're prepared and ready.

"I am very pleased to say that we are taking it seriously," he said. "We don't normally because we get threats of hurricanes all the time, but we have an emergency management organization that's well geared

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