Monthly Archives: May 2019

WORK STARTED ON THE SILVER HILLS STANDBY GENERATOR HOUSING EXPANSION

Construction has started on the Silver Hills Standby Generator Housing expansion project. According to officials at the Disaster Management Coordination Agency (DMCA), the new addition is expected to efficiently house the standby generator for the Silver Hills Communication site to … Continue reading

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UNSETTLED WEATHER DUE TO A LOW-LEVEL SYSTEM AIDED BY FAVOURABLE UPPER-LEVEL CONDITIONS

HERE’S THE REST OF THE MONTSERRAT’S NATIONAL WEATHER FORECAST VALID UP TO 8 AM SATURDAY JUNE1ST, 2019 SYNOPSIS: A low-level low-pressure system aided by favourable upper-level conditions will generate unsettled weather across the island during the course of the forecast … Continue reading

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MONTSERRAT’S NATIONAL WEATHER FORECAST VALID UP TO 8 AM FRIDAY MAY 31ST, 2019

SYNOPSIS: Copious amounts of mid to upper-level moisture will manifest itself in the presence of medium and high-level clouds over the Leewards today and tonight. Early tomorrow, the combination to two troughs will enhance shower activity over and around these … Continue reading

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MONTSERRAT’S NATIONAL WEATHER FORECAST VALID UP TO 8 AM WEDNESDAY MAY 29TH, 2019

SYNOPSIS: A relatively dry and stable airmass will continue to linger across the area today and restrict shower activity. By later tonight into tomorrow, an increase in moisture and instability in the atmosphere across the area associated with a tropical … Continue reading

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MONTSERRAT VOLCANO OBSERVATORY (MV0) WEEKLY REPORT MAY 17TH, 2019 TO MAY 24TH, 2019

The seismic network recorded no earthquake or rockfall events this week. No SO2 flux measurements have been made since 16 May 2019. Pyroclastic flows can occur at any time without warning on any side of the volcano, including Gages from … Continue reading

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MONTSERRAT’S NATIONAL WEATHER FORECAST VALID UP TO 8 AM TUESDAY MAY 28TH, 2019

SYNOPSIS: A high-pressure system in the vicinity, at the lower levels of the atmosphere, will inhibit shower activity. WEATHER TODAY: Partly sunny with a 40 percent or a moderate chance of showers, mainly before midday. WEATHER TONIGHT: Partly cloudy. WINDS: … Continue reading

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7 DAY MONTSERRAT MARINE WEATHER FORECAST MON. MAY. 27TH, 2019 TO SUN. JUN. 2ND, 2019

Monday, May 27th, 2019.. 6AM.         6PM. Seas.. are North-easterly @ 1M. or 3′ NE 1.1M. or 3’3″ Winds.. are Easterly @ 11MPH. E13 MPH. Skies.. are Partly Sunny, with a chance of some passing drizzle rain. Tuesday, … Continue reading

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MONTSERRAT’S NATIONAL WEATHER FORECAST VALID UP TO 8 AM SATURDAY MAY 25TH, 2019

SYNOPSIS: The presence of mid to upper moisture will manifest itself in the abundance of medium and high-level clouds over the Leewards today and tonight. While moisture levels will remain low over these islands today, a gradual increase in moisture … Continue reading

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MONTSERRAT’S NATIONAL WEATHER FORECAST VALID UP TO 8 AM FRIDAY MAY 23RD, 2019

SYNOPSIS: The Atlantic high-pressure system is the dominant weather feature and shower activity over the next 24 hours is expected to be minimal. WEATHER TODAY: Partly sunny with a 20 percent or a slight chance of showers. WEATHER TONIGHT: Partly … Continue reading

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DMCA JOINS THE GLOBAL OBSERVANCE OF WORLD BIODIVERSITY DAY TODAY WITH AN APPEAL TO EVERYONE TO PLAY THEIR PART IN DISASTER RISK REDUCTION AND BIODIVERSITY CONSERVATION

The Disaster Management Coordination Agency (DMCA) joins with the Department of the Environment today to observe World Biodiversity Day held annually on May 22nd. According to officials at the DMCA, earthquakes, landslides, volcanic eruptions, tsunamis and bush fires may all … Continue reading

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