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TODAY’S LOCAL WEATHER FORECAST FOR MONTSERRAT VALID UP TO 8 AM SATURDAY APRIL 21ST, 2018

SYNOPSIS: A surface high pressure will generate a moderate to brisk easterly wind flow across the region. Moisture embedded in the wind flow could trigger few isolated to scattered passing showers across the islands. WEATHER TODAY: Partly cloudy to cloudy … Continue reading

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PUBLIC INFORMATION RADIO PROGRAM: ASTRID WADE PROVIDES FEEDBACK ON A TWO-DAY REGIONAL SUMMIT IN THE DOMINICAN REPUBLIC

The Disaster Management Coordination Agency (DMCA) continues to develop its human resource capacity ahead of the 2018 Atlantic Hurricane Season to make serious, but, important decisions that will safely steer the DMCA, if, the island should be impacted by a … Continue reading

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TODAY’S LOCAL WEATHER FORECAST FOR MONTSERRAT VALID UP TO 8 AM FRIDAY APRIL 20TH, 2018

SYNOPSIS: A relatively dry and stable air mass across the area will inhibit the chance of any significant shower activity today. However, a fresh to moderate breeze can be expected and low level moisture caught in this flow could trigger … Continue reading

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DMCA PARTICIPATES IN CDEMA’S TECHNICAL ADVISORY COMMITTEE (TAC) MEETING IN BARBADOS

 Operations and Logistics Officer at the Disaster Management Coordination Agency (DMCA) Kelvin White is in Barbados for the 9th Meeting of the Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) of the Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency (CDEMA). The meeting commenced on April 16th … Continue reading

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TODAY’S LOCAL WEATHER FORECAST FOR MONTSERRAT VALID UP TO 8 AM THURSDAY APRIL 18TH, 2018

SYNOPSIS: A warm, moist and unstable airmass associated with a trough over the Northeast Caribbean will maintain a high chance of showers over the islands today. A less moist and more stable airmass moving over the Leeward Islands tonight will … Continue reading

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4.4 MAGNITUDE EARTHQUAKE FELT ON MONTSERRAT

According to the UWI Seismic Research Centre on April 17th at 4:26pm local time, an earthquake occurred south of Falmouth Harbour, Antigua. It was located at 16.95°N and 61.82°W with a magnitude of 4.4 and depth of 21km. It was … Continue reading

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WORLD METEOROLOGICAL ORGANIZATION (WMO) RETIRES THREE (3) NAMES ON ITS ROTATING LIST OF HURRICANE NAMES

The WMO Hurricane Committee has retired Harvey, Irma, Maria and Nate from the list of rotating names because of the death and destruction they caused during the 2017 Hurricane Atlantic season. That’s according to a press release issued by the … Continue reading

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MONTSERRAT VOLCANO OBSERVATORY (MVO) WEEKLY REPORT FOR THE PERIOD APRIL 6TH TO 13TH, 2018

Activity at the Soufrière Hills Volcano remains low. The seismic network recorded no volcanic earthquakes this week. No measurements of the SO2 flux have been made since 4 April. Pyroclastic flows can occur at any time without warning on any … Continue reading

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TODAY’S LOCAL WEATHER FORECAST FOR MONTSERRAT VALID UP TO 8 AM TUESDAY APRIL 17TH, 2018

WEATHER SYNOPSIS: Moisture and instability associated with a low level trough will generate unsettle conditions across the islands today. WEATHER TODAY: Partly cloudy with a moderate or 60 percent chance of showers. WEATHER TONIGHT: Partly cloudy with a moderate or … Continue reading

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HERE’S THE LOCAL MARINE WEATHER FOR MONTSERRAT FROM MONDAY APRIL 16TH, 2018 TO MONDAY APRIL 23RD, 2O18

Monday April 16th, 2018 6AM. 6PM.. Seas.. are 4 to 5 feet. 4 feet. Winds. are Easterly @ 12MPH. E @ 12 MPH. Skies. are SUNNY ALL DAY..   Tuesday April 17th, 2018 6AM. 6PM.. Seas.. are 4 feet. 4 … Continue reading

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