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SCIENTIFIC ADVISORY COMMITTEE (SAC) 23 PRELIMINARY STATEMENT – NOVEMBER 8TH, 2018

Soufrière Hills volcano has shown no significant changes in its behaviour during the past year. Measurements of sulphur dioxide emission have been carried out by helicopter and the new ground-based spectrometer network, and show a steady outgassing rate. Volcanic gases … Continue reading

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MONTSERRAT’S NATIONAL WEATHER FORECAST VALID UP TO 8 AM THURSDAY NOVEMBER 15TH, 2018

  SYNOPSIS: The presence of a persistent trough and lingering moisture and instability from a tropical wave will continue to generate cloudiness with showers across the Islands today and tonight. Possible rainfall total for the forecast period is 10 to … Continue reading

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ANTIGUA MET OFFICE ISSUES MINOR FLOODING ADVISORY FOR MONTSERRAT; DMCA URGES MOTORISTS TO DRIVE WITH DUE CARE IN FLOOD PRONE AREAS

The Antigua Meteorological Services has issued a flash flood advisory for Montserrat. The warning is in effect for minor flooding in low lying and flood prone areas and is valid until 5 pm today. Therefore, the Disaster Management Coordination Agency … Continue reading

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TROPICAL DISTURBANCE IN OUR AREA COULD BECOME A DEPRESSION OR STORM IN 24 HRS OR SO; RESIDENTS AND VISITORS ARE URGED TO MONITOR THIS SYSTEM CLOSELY, BE PREPARED, IF NEEDED, TO TAKE ACTION

A vigorous tropical wave located about 200 miles east of the Leeward Islands is producing a large area of disturbed weather over much of the western tropical Atlantic Ocean. Shower and thunderstorm activity has increased and become a little more … Continue reading

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ANOTHER VERY WET 24 HRS FOR MONTSERRAT DUE TO THE PROXIMITY OF TROPICAL DISTURBANCE AL98

HERE’S THE REST OF MONTSERRAT’S NATIONAL WEATHER FORECAST VALID UP TO 8 AM TUESDAY NOVEMBER 13TH, 2018 SYNOPSIS: An area of disturbed weather associated with an approaching tropical wave will result in yet another eventful day across the island. With … Continue reading

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7 DAY MARINE WEATHER FORECAST MON. NOVEMBER 12th TO SUN. NOVEMBER 18th, 2018

  Monday, November 12th, 2018 6AM. 6PM. Seas.. are 4 to 5′ 5 to 6 feet. Winds. are North-easterly @ Easterly @ 12 MPH. Skies.. are Sunny with passing light showers as a Tropical Wave and Weather System passes in … Continue reading

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MONTSERRAT’S NATIONAL WEATHER FORECAST VALID UP TO 8 AM SATURDAY NOVEMBER 10TH, 2018

  SYNOPSIS: A moist and unstable air mass across the Leeward Islands and British Virgin Islands will maintain a high chance for cloudiness and showers over the next twenty-four hours. WEATHER TODAY: Cloudy with a 70 percent or high chance … Continue reading

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MONTSERRAT’S NATIONAL WEATHER FORECAST VALID UP TO 8 AM FRIDAY NOVEMBER 9TH, 2018

  SYNOPSIS: The presence of atmospheric moisture, instability, and mixing from a favourable low-level wind flow will support occasional periods of cloudiness and passing showers over the Leewards today WEATHER TODAY: Cloudy spells with occasional brief passing showers some of … Continue reading

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MONTSERRAT’S NATIONAL WEATHER FORECAST VALID UP TO 8 AM THURSDAY NOVEMBER 8TH, 2018

SYNOPSIS: A surface trough along with favourable conditions in the mid to upper atmosphere will contribute to cloud formation and showers over the Leewards today with improvements expected by tonight. Rainfall amounting to 12.7 mm or 0.5 inch could be … Continue reading

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MONTSERRAT RECOGNIZES WORLD TSUNAMI AWARENESS DAY

Although no activities are being held locally, today, to commemorate the day, the Disaster Management Coordination Agency (DMCA) continues its tsunami preparedness education to establish tsunami ready communities across Montserrat and a national tsunami plan is currently being finalized to … Continue reading

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