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MONTSERRAT IS STILL EXPERIENCING SOME EFFECTS OF TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS; RESIDENTS URGED TO TAKE THE NECESSARY PRECAUTIONS DEPENDING ON THEIR VULNERABILITY

According to the Disaster Managment Coordination, Tropical Storm Isaac has not yet passed and Montserrat is still experiencing some rain and wind gusts. Increased rainfall is expected this afternoon as the storm passes through the islands. The peak of the … Continue reading

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NDPRAC URGES RESIDENTS TO TAKE THE NECESSARY PRECAUTIONS DEPENDING ON THEIR VULNERABILITY AHEAD OF TROPICAL STORM ISAAC’S ARRIVAL TO THE LESSER ANTILLES EARLY THURSDAY MORNING

The National Disaster Preparedness Response Advisory Committee (NDPRAC) convened today, Wednesday September 12th, 2018 to assess Montserrat’s preparedness ahead of Tropical Storm Isaac, which is expected to approach the Lesser Antilles early Thursday morning. According to the Antigua Meteorological Service, … Continue reading

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NDPRAC ADVISES RESIDENTS AND VISITORS TO SECURE THEIR PROPERTIES, BUSINESSES AND LIVESTOCK AS A TROPICAL STORM WATCH HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR MONTSERRAT

The National Disaster Preparedness Response Advisory Committee (NDPRAC) met today, Tuesday September 11th, 2018 to review Montserrat’s preparedness for Tropical Storm Isaac, which is expected to approach the Lesser Antilles late on Wednesday night. The Antigua Meteorological Service has placed … Continue reading

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NATIONAL DISASTER PREPAREDNESS RESPONSE ADVISORY COMMITTEE (NDPRAC) MET TO DISCUSS MONTSERRAT’S PREPAREDNESS FOR THE APPROACHING HURRICANE

The National Disaster Preparedness Response Advisory Committee (NDPRAC) met on Monday, September 10th, 2018 to discuss Montserrat’s preparedness for Hurricane Isaac, which is expected to approach the Lesser Antilles late Wednesday into Thursday morning. Based on the storm’s current progression, … Continue reading

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TROPICAL STORM ISAAC ALERT STATEMENT ISSUED BY THE ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA METEOROLOGICAL SERVICES

…ISAAC REMAINS A STRONG TROPICAL STORM…TROPICAL STORM WATCHES ISSUED FOR ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA AND MONTSERRAT AND ST KITTS-NEVIS. AT 1100 AM AST (1500 UTC), THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM ISAAC WAS LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 14.6 NORTH, LONGITUDE 49.7 WEST OR … Continue reading

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TROPICAL STORM WATCH ISSUED FOR MONTSERRAT; RESIDENTS SHOULD START PREPARING NECESSARY SUPPLIES AND SECURING THEIR HOMES

  When a Storm Watch is issued, it means that the hurricane is a threat but there is no certainty that it will hit the island. You must start preparing necessary supplies and securing your home. At this time, you … Continue reading

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STATEMENT ISSUED BY DISASTER MANAGEMENT COORDINATION AGENCY (DMCA)

The Disaster Management Coordination Agency (DMCA) is urging residents and visitors to review their hurricane plans, continue with their hurricane preparations and remain vigilant as Hurricane Issac approaches the Lesser Islands this week. The DMCA says at this moment, they … Continue reading

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HURRICANE ISAAC ALERT STATEMENT ISSUED BY ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA METEOROLOGICAL SERVICES

THIS IS FOR THE LEEWARD ISLANDS AND BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS …ISAAC SHOWING LITTLE CHANGE IN STRENGTH AT THIS TIME… AT 1100 AM AST (1500 UTC), THE CENTER OF HURRICANE ISAAC WAS LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 14.7 NORTH, LONGITUDE 43.9 WEST OR … Continue reading

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11 AM UPDATE ON HURRICANE ISSAC

According to the Antigua Meteorological Services, the system is forecast to pass through the Eastern Caribbean Island on Thursday with at most Category 1 hurricane winds. Storm winds are now likely for Dominica and Guadeloupe and possible for the rest … Continue reading

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DMCA IS URGING RESIDENTS AND VISITORS THIS MORNING TO REVIEW THEIR HURRICANE PLANS AND CONTINUE WITH THEIR HURRICANE PREPARATIONS

The Disaster Management Coordination Agency (DMCA) is appealing to residents and visitors on Montserrat to continue to monitor the progress of Hurricane Issac, review their hurricane plans and continue with their hurricane preparations at this time. The DMCA will continue … Continue reading

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