Partly cloudy, hazy and a 40% chance of showers today due to a broad ridge of high pressure as well as Saharan dust in the atmosphere.

Also, a small craft caution remains in effect for Montserrat waters; inexperienced mariners, especially those operating smaller vessels should avoid navigating in these conditions.

Active children and adults, and people with respiratory disease, such as asthma, should limit prolonged outdoor exertion due to the presence of Saharan dust in the atmosphere.

Remember, the weather can change at a moment’s notice, Stay Ahead! Events such as flash floods can occur with little or no warning due to prolonged rain, rain showers in the higher elevations and the soil already saturated!

Here’s the rest of today’s National Weather Forecast for Montserrat – Friday, June 18, 2021:

Under Cloud! Montserrat set for an overcast, windy and hazy day with rain showers due to a tropical wave traversing the region.

Also, a small craft advisory is in effect for Montserrat, mainly waters east of the island.There’s also Saharan dust in the atmosphere, hence, active children and adults, and people with respiratory disease, such as asthma, should limit prolonged outdoor exertion.

Remember, the weather can change at a moment’s notice, Stay Ahead! Events such as flash floods can occur with little or no warning due to prolonged rain, rain showers in the higher elevations and the soil already saturated!

The rest of today’s National Weather Forecast for Montserrat -Thursday, June 17, 2021 is below:

Today’s National Weather Forecast for Montserrat – Wednesday, June 16, 2021:

Another beautiful Emerald Isle Day, despite the cloudy and hazy conditions.

Active children and adults, and people with respiratory disease, such as asthma, should limit prolonged outdoor exertion due to the presence of Saharan dust in the atmosphere.

Remember, the weather can change at a moment’s notice, Stay Ahead! Events such as flash floods can occur with little or no warning due to prolonged rain, rain showers in the higher elevations and the soil already saturated!

Air Quality on Montserrat back to good levels until tomorrow Monday, June 14, 2021, due to minimal Saharan dust in the atmosphere.

Today is the perfect opportunity for children and adults, and people with respiratory disease, such as asthma to get outside and enjoy the great outdoors. It’s a clear, luscious green, sunny and absolutely beautiful day on the rock.

Don’t forget to drink lots of fluids throughout the day.

DMCA applauds agencies and individuals for a successful search and rescue operation

The Disaster Management Coordination Agency (DMCA) would like to thank and applaud the agencies involved in the successful search and rescue operation of Mrs Catherine “Helen” Frederick on Thursday, May 27th, 2021.

Mrs Frederick was found around 11: 55 am in the Belham Valley area, below the Isle Bay Plantation after 36 hours of searching.

The agencies involved were the Montserrat Fire and Rescue Service (MFRS), the Royal Montserrat Defence Force (RMDF), Montserrat Customs and Revenue Service (MCRS), Royal Montserrat Police Service (RMPS).

The DMCA would also like to commend and thank Mr Alfred Ryan and his dog Judah, Duren Brade and Lydia Ryan for their assistance in the search and rescue mission as well as all the volunteers involved for the role they played.

Operations and Logistics Officer at the DMCA, who is also, a Second lieutenant in the Royal Montserrat Defence Force (RMDF), led the Defence Force’s search and rescue team.Mr White says he’s heartened and grateful for the team effort and the commitment shown by all those involved in the search and rescue operations.

He says this follows on the heels of a recent search and Rescue pre-hurricane training initiative hosted by the DMCA, MFRS and DMCA on May 20th and 22nd.

The training involved search resources, phases, and techniques that played a crucial role in today’s search and rescue efforts.Montserrat Search and Rescue has a rich history dating back to 1996; a year after the eruption of Soufriere Hills Volcano. Mr White is seeking the commitment of all to ensure this rich legacy continues to ensure Montserrat has a vibrant, search and rescue presence on Montserrat.

The DMCA also provided drone footage in the search and rescue operations in the areas of Bashan Ghaut, Belham Valley and Foxes Bay. The drone footage was done by DJI Drone Operator, Theodore Phillip.

Meanwhile,The DMCA would like to make special mention of Mr Alfred Ryan and his dog Judah and applauds both of them for a job well done in the search and rescue operations today.

Mr Ryan who works for the Ministry of Health should be commended for his skills and ability in training his dog Judah in locating missing people which is critical in search and rescue operations.Mr Ryan, a competent dog trainer saw the gap and trained his 20-month old dog Judah (a Belgium Melinois) to search and find missing people.

The National Weather Forecast for Montserrat – Wednesday, May 26, 2021:

Despite the intermittent showers, it’s a beautiful, windy and cool day on the Emerald Isle. Mostly sunny with a 30% chance of showers today.

Remember, the weather can change at a moment’s notice, Stay Ahead! Events such as flash floods can occur with little or no warning due to prolonged rain, rain showers in the higher elevations and the soil already saturated!

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