Monthly Archives: September 2017

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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TODAY’S LOCAL WEATHER FOR MONTSERRAT VALID UP TO 8 AM TOMORROW FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 29TH, 2017

SYNOPSIS: Notwithstanding the presence of a low level trough system across the area later today, shower activity will remain at minimum. The possible rainfall total for the forecast period is 0 to 5 mm (0 to 0.20 in). WEATHER TODAY: … Continue reading

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TODAY’S LOCAL WEATHER FOR MONTSERRAT VALID UP TO 8 AM TOMORROW THURSDAY SEPTEMBER 28TH, 2017

SYNOPSIS: Low humidity levels and divergence at the lower levels of the atmosphere along with hazy conditions will continue to inhibit shower activity. Hence, possible rainfall total for the forecast period is 0 to 3 mm (0 to 0.12 inch). … Continue reading

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TODAY’S LOCAL WEATHER FOR MONTSERRAT VALID UP TO 8 AM TOMORROW TUESDAY SEPTEMBER 26TH, 2017

SYNOPSIS: Weak instability associated with a tropical wave will gradually diminish today and allow a ridge of high pressure to dominate;However an abundance of medium and high level clouds will linger over the islands today and tonight WEATHER: Today: Partly … Continue reading

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MONTSERRAT VOLCANO OBSERVATORY (MVO) WEEKLY REPORT FOR THE PERIOD SEPTEMBER 15TH TO 22ND, 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. The smell of volcanic gases has been noticeable at times during … Continue reading

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DMCA CONTINUES TO CLOSELY MONITOR THE PROGRESS OF INVEST 96L; 90% CHANCE OF CLYCLONE FORMATION IN THE NEXT FIVE DAYS

Invest 96L, marked as an ‘X’ below on one of the images is a tropical wave located about 1200 miles east of the Windward Islands, producing a large area of showers and thunderstorms. Environmental conditions are expected to be conducive … Continue reading

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NEWS: MONTSERRAT TO ASSIST ISLANDS DEVASTATED BY HURRICANE IRMA

According to information shared by the Government of Montserrat, the Government is aware of the enormous stress of post-disaster adjustment, recovery and rebuilding and will join wholeheartedly in all stages going forward in collaboration with our neighbors; and welcome very … Continue reading

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TODAY’S LOCAL WEATHER FOR MONTSERRAT VALID UP TO 8 AM TOMORROW WEDNESDAY SEPTEMBER 12TH, 2017

SYNOPSIS: Dry and stable conditions will persist across the region. WEATHER: TODAY: Sunny to partly cloudy with a low or 30% chance of showers. TONIGHT: Mostly fair with the chance of showers remaining low. WINDS: ESE at 13-22 km/h or … Continue reading

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MONTSERRAT VOLCANO OBSERVATORY (MVO) WEEKLY REPORT FOR THE PERIOD SEPTEMBER 1ST TO 8TH, 2017

Activity at the Soufrière Hills Volcano remains low. The seismic network recorded no volcanic earthquakes this week. Measurements of the SO2 flux were made using the helicopter on 4 September. A total of 13 traverses beneath the plume were carried … Continue reading

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PRESS STATEMENT ISSUED BY THE HONOURABLE PREMIER DONALDSON ROMEO ON HURRICANE IRMA

Citizens and residence of Montserrat, over the past 48 hours, Hurricane Irma has intensified and continues to move West South West, passing through the Leeward Islands. Montserrat along with the rest of the Leeward Islands are now officially under a … Continue reading

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