A press briefing was held by government officials on the island of Grand Bahama earlier today to update residents on Tropical Storm Nicole. Also in attendance were Minister for Grand Bahama, the Hon. Ginger Moxey and Sen. the Hon. Kirk Russell.

At the time of the briefing, Tropical Storm Nicole had just made landfall on Elbow Cay, Abaco. This according to Shayvonne Moxey-Bonamy of the Department of Meteorology.

Residents living in coastal and low lying areas on Grand Bahama were advised to go to one of the available shelters.