Monthly Archives: March 2018

HERE’S TODAY’S LOCAL WEATHER FORECAST FOR MONTSERRAT VALID UP TO 8 AM WEDNESDAY MARCH 21ST, 2018

SYNOPSIS: A weak low-level trough is affecting the area. However low moisture level and a persistent high pressure System with inhibit organized cloudiness and showers. WEATHER TODAY: Sunny to partly sunny with a 30 percent or low chance of showers. … Continue reading

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HERE’S THE LOCAL MARINE WEATHER FOR MONTSERRAT FROM TUESDAY MARCH 20TH, 2018 TO THURSDAY MARCH 29TH, 2O18

TUESDAY MARCH 20TH, 2018 6AM.. 6PM.. Seas.. are 3 feet. 3 feet high. Winds.. Easterly 10 to 12 . Easterly 12 to 15. Skies.. are SUNNY ALL DAY..   WEDNESDAY MARCH 21ST, 2018 6AM6PM Seas.. are 3 to 4 feet. … Continue reading

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UPDATE ON KICK-‘EM – JENNY UNREST – KICK-‘EM – JENNY REMAINS AT ALERT LEVEL ORANGE

During the period 12th –15th March 2018, there has been a significant slowing of Kick-’em-Jenny (KeJ) earthquakes. Activity at the volcano has seen such lulls before, without it signalling the end of this KeJ unrest episode. As a result, the … Continue reading

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TSUNAMI WARNING SIGN ERECTED AT LITTLE BAY

This forms part of Montserrat’s tsunami readiness project. Little Bay has been identified as the first area to benefit from the installation of the first tsunami warning sign. This project will see other tsunami-vulnerable areas benefitting from the installation signage … Continue reading

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MONTSERRAT IS PARTICIPATING IN THE CARIBE WAVE TSUNAMI EXERCISE TODAY

Today, Thursday March 15th, 2018, Montserrat joins other countries across the Caribbean to participate in the annual tsunami simulation exercise “Caribe Wave” 2018. This year’s exercise simulates a 7.6 magnitude earthquake in the Mona Passage just west of Puerto Rico. … Continue reading

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HERE’S TODAY’S LOCAL WEATHER FORECAST FOR MONTSERRAT VALID UP TO 8 PM THURSDAY MARCH 15TH, 2018

SYNOPSIS: Dry and stable conditions continue across the region. WEATHER TODAY: Partly sunny with a 30 percent or low chance of showers. WEATHER TONIGHT: Fair to partly cloudy with a 30 percent or low chance of showers. WINDS: SE at … Continue reading

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HERE’S THE LOCAL MARINE WEATHER FOR MONTSERRAT FROM WEDNESDAY MARCH 14TH, 2018 TO THURSDAY MARCH 22ND, 2O18

WEDNESDAY MARCH 14TH, 2018 6AM.. 6PM.. Seas: are 3 to 5′ 4 to 5 feet high.. Winds: are Easterly 12 ESE 16 MPH. Skies: are SUNNY ALL DAY.. THURSDAY MARCH 15TH, 2018 6AM.. 6PM.. Seas: are 3 to 5′ 3 … Continue reading

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SNIPPETS OF THE DMCA’S EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS GUIDE FOR ST PATRICK’S FESTIVAL 2018 COPIES ARE AVAILABLE ISLAND WIDE ON MONTSERRAT

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MONTSERRAT VOLCANO OBSERVATORY (MVO) WEEKLY REPORT FOR THE PERIOD MARCH 2ND TO 9TH, 2018

Measurements of the SO2 flux were made using the helicopter on 5 and 7 March. A total of seven and ten traverses beneath the plume were carried out on the two days, with an average SO2 flux of 268 and … Continue reading

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HERE’S TODAY’S LOCAL WEATHER FORECAST FOR MONTSERRAT VALID UP TO 8 PM TUESDAY MARCH 13TH, 2018

                  SYNOPSIS: A broad ridge of high pressure will maintain a relatively stable atmosphere over the Leewards and BVI for the next 24 hours TODAY: Sunny to partly sunny with a slight … Continue reading

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