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TWO OF DMCA’S RADIO PRIZE WINNERS TO MARK INTERNATIONAL DAY FOR DISASTER REDUCTION ON FRIDAY OCTOBER 13TH, 2017

Teacher Jamilia Greenaway and Computer Technician/Engineer Cadett Morris both collected their prizes during DMCA’s Disaster Risk Reduction Expo on Friday October 13th, 2017. Director of the DMCA (Acting) Carlisle Williams and DMCA’s Senior Disaster Management Coordinator Astrid Wade presented the … Continue reading

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MONTSERRAT VOLCANO OBSERVATORY (MVO) WEEKLY REPORT FOR THE PERIOD OCTOBER 6TH TO 13TH, 2017

Activity at the Soufrière Hills Volcano remains low. The seismic network recorded one volcano-tectonic earthquake this week. No measurements of the SO2 flux have been made since 14 September. Pyroclastic flows can occur at any time without warning on any … Continue reading

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HERE’S TODAY’S LOCAL WEATHER FOR MONTSERRAT VALID UP TO 8 AM TOMORROW WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 18TH, 2017

SYNOPSIS: Moisture and instability associated with a weak tropical wave coupled with brisk south easterly wind flow will maintain unsettled weather conditions over and around the islands today and tonight. WEATHER: Mostly cloudy skies today and tonight with periods of … Continue reading

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TODAY’S LOCAL WEATHER FOR MONTSERRAT VALID UP TO 8 PM TOMORROW SATURDAY OCTOBER 7TH, 2017

SYNOPSIS: Low levels of moisture and instablility will restrict shower activity across the island WEATHER: TODAY: Partly cloudy with a 30% or low chance of showers TONIGHT: Fair with a 20% or slight chance of showers WINDS: ESE-E at 15-19km/h … Continue reading

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TODAY’S LOCAL WEATHER FOR MONTSERRAT VALID UP TO 8 PM TOMORROW FRIDAY OCTOBER 6TH, 2017

SYNOPSIS: Lingering moisture and instability in the wake of a weak tropical wave coupled with light south easterly winds and daytime heating could trigger some localized shower activity across the islands today, gradually becoming drier and more stable by tonight. … Continue reading

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TODAY’S LOCAL WEATHER FOR MONTSERRAT VALID UP TO 8 AM TOMORROW THURSDAY OCTOBER 5TH, 2017

SYNOPSIS: THE PASSAGE OF A TROPICAL WAVE WILL PRODUCE CLOUDY SKIES WITH SHOWERS AND POSSIBLE FEW ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS THE AREA.. WEATHER: TODAY: CLOUDY SPELL WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. TONIGHT: CLOUDY SPELLS WITH A CHANCE … Continue reading

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SOME GOOD NEWS FOR MONTSERRAT AND THE REST OF THE CARIBBEAN – THERE’S NO TROPICAL ACTIVITY IN THE ATLANTIC FOR THIS REGION

Now let’s just keep our fingers crossed no more hurricanes coming our way for the rest of the Hurricane Season which ends on November 30th…

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MONTSERRAT VOLCANO OBSERVATORY(MVO) WEEKLY REPORT FOR THE PERIOD SEPTEMBER 22ND TO 29TH, 2017

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 14 September. Pyroclastic flows can occur at any time without warning on any … Continue reading

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TODAY’S LOCAL WEATHER FOR MONTSERRAT VALID UP TO 8 AM TOMORROW TUESDAY OCTOBER 3RD, 2017

SYNOPSIS: The air mass across the region is relatively dry and stable WEATHER: Skies today and tonight will be partly cloudy with a low chance of showers. WINDS: E at 8-15 kt, 15-28 km/h. SEAS: Moderate with waves 1.5m/5ft. ATMOSPHERIC … Continue reading

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DMCA’S PUBLIC INFORMATION RADIO PROGRAM TO COMMEMORATE MAJOR DISASTERS IN SEPTEMBER ON MONTSERRAT

September 17th on Montserrat is the anniversary of several major major disasters, as we’ll hear in today’s special edition of the Disaster Management Coordination Agency’s (DMCA) radio programme “PREPARE AND PREVENT”. You’ll also hear as well why September is definitely … Continue reading

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