Slide presentation beaches and hurricanes: 1995 in the Eastern Caribbean Islands

Slide 19: Four Seasons Resort, Pinney’s Beach, Nevis, before Hurricane Luis

One month before Hurricane Luis there was a wide beach in front of the resort.......

 

 

 

 

Slide 20: Four Seasons Resort, Pinney’s Beach, Nevis, after Hurricane Luis

.......after Hurricane Luis, the beach had been completely eroded; the restaurant, swimming pool and jetty were badly damaged.

 

 

 

Slide 21: Four Seasons Resort, Pinney’s Beach, Nevis, six months after Hurricane Luis

After the hurricane, sand was dredged from the offshore zone and placed on the beach, so that six months after the hurricane, the beach has been restored to its pre-hurricane level.  This is, however, a very costly operation and may have to be repeated again in the future.

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