Monthly Archives: April 2018

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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TODAY’S LOCAL WEATHER FORECAST FOR MONTSERRAT VALID UP TO 8 AM SATURDAY APRIL 14TH, 2018

SYNOPSIS: Moisture and instability trailing behind a surface to low level trough that moved over the area last night will continue to result in weak unstable weather conditions across the islands today. However, later tonight another trough will move into … Continue reading

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PUBLIC INFORMATION RADIO PROGRAM: FEEDBACK ON 2018 HURRICANE CONFERENCE IN FLORIDA

Predictions for the upcoming 2018 Atlantic Hurricane Season, Lessons learned from the destructive and deadly 2017 hurricane season and the used of drones in disaster response and relief operations were some of the major highlights from the just concluded National … Continue reading

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TODAY’S LOCAL WEATHER FORECAST FOR MONTSERRAT VALID UP TO 8 AM THURSDAY APRIL 12TH, 2018

SYNOPSIS: A moderate to fresh trade wind flow generated by a strong high pressure ridge will continue to produce rough seas as well as transport pockets of low level moisture over and around the islands today and tonight. WEATHER TODAY: … Continue reading

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