Monthly Archives: September 2018

DMCA URGES RESIDENTS TO CONTINUE TO MONITOR TROPICAL STORM KIRK AS THE SYSTEM MOVES RAPIDLY WESTWARD OVER THE EASTERN TROPICAL ATLANTIC AND BE PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION IN THE EVENT IT POSES A THREAT TO MONTSERRAT

Current location…9.3N 30.2W ABOUT 545 MI…880 KM SW OF THE SOUTHERNMOST CABO VERDE ISLANDS MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS…40 MPH…65 KM/H PRESENT MOVEMENT…W OR 280 DEGREES AT 21 MPH…33 KM/H MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE…1006 MB…29.71 INCHES At 1100 AM, the center of Tropical … Continue reading

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TROPICAL DEPRESSION ELEVEN ALERT STATEMENT ISSUED BY ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA METEOROLOGICAL SERVICES

THIS IS FOR THE LEEWARD ISLANDS AND BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS. GIVEN THE FORECAST TRACK AND SPEED, THE SYSTEM COULD HAVE SOME EFFECT ON THE NORTHEASTERN CARIBBEAN BY EARLY MONDAY, ALL RESIDENTS ARE THEREFORE  ASKED TO MONITOR THE PROGRESS OF TROPICAL … Continue reading

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DMCA IS CLOSELY MONITORING THE PROGRESS OF THIS DISTURBANCE WHICH NOW HAS AN 80 PERCENT CHANCE OF DEVELOPMENT

Residents should continue to monitor this system and be prepared to take action in the event it poses a threat to Montserrat. Shower and thunderstorm activity continues to become better organized near the center of a low pressure system located … Continue reading

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TROPICAL DEPRESSION NOT MOVING VERY MUCH… …EXPECTED TO DISSIPATE IN A DAY OR TWO…

LOCATION…13.0N 53.5W ABOUT 505 MI…810 KM E OF THE WINDWARD ISLANDS MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS…35 MPH…55 KM/H PRESENT MOVEMENT…W OR 270 DEGREES AT 5 MPH…7 KM/H MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE…1007 MB…29.74 INCHES At 500 AM , the center of Tropical Depression Eleven … Continue reading

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FOUR DISTURBANCES PRESENT IN THE TROPICAL ATLANTIC; HOWEVER, THE ONE OF GREATEST INTEREST TO THE CARIBBEAN HAS JUST EMERGED OFF THE COAST OF AFRICA

According to the Antigua Meteorological Service, there are four disturbances present, however, the one of greatest interest overall and specifically to the Caribbean has just emerged off the coast of Africa ( shown in orange in the image below) and … Continue reading

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MONTSERRAT NATIONAL WEATHER FORECAST VALID UP TO 8AM SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 22ND, 2018

SYNOPSIS: Weak instability over the Leewards and BVI will give way to a more stable environment over these islands today resulting in mimimal shower activity; but a slight increase in moisture is expected again tonight WEATHER TODAY: Partly cloudy and … Continue reading

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MONTSERRAT NATIONAL WEATHER FORECAST VALID UP TO 8AM THURSDAY SEPTEMBER 21ST, 2018

  Synopsis: A rather dry and very hazy atmosphere due to the presence of Saharan dust haze will persist across the area during the next 24 hours. A moderate to fresh trade wind flow could transport shallow pockets of low … Continue reading

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TROPICAL STORM WATCH HAS BEEN DISCONTINUED FOR MONTSERRAT; HOWEVER, HEAVY RAIN THREAT REMAINS

The Disaster Management Coordination Agency (DMCA) is still advising residents and visitors to take the necessary precautions depending on their vulnerability and to stay away from coastal areas across Montserrat because of the potential effects of storm surges. Residents in … Continue reading

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MONTSERRAT REMAINS UNDER A TROPICAL STORM WATCH

2:00 PM POSITION …ISAAC BECOMING LESS ORGANIZED OVER THE EASTERN CARIBBEAN SEA… Current location: 14.9N 62.5W ABOUT 80 MI…130 KM WSW OF DOMINICA ABOUT 240 MI…385 KM SE OF ST. CROIX MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS…45 MPH…75 KM/H PRESENT MOVEMENT…W OR 270 … Continue reading

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SCHOOLS AND GOVERNMENT OFFICES CLOSE AT 12 NOON AND THE PRIVATE SECTOR ENCOURAGED TO DO LIKEWISE

Cabinet has taken a decision to close all schools and government offices at 12 noon today for the passage of Tropical Storm Isaac. The private sector is also encouraged to close their businesses at 12 noon today as well, especially … Continue reading

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