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2014-08-29 21:06:43

Synopsis: A weak trough is expected to move over the islands later tonight, causing the atmosphere across the area to become unstable and increase the potential for shower activity. [Read More]

2014-08-28 16:08:26

Lingering moisture from Tropical Disturbance 2 can produce some showers later this evening into tomorrow. [Read More]

2014-08-27 09:54:34

An initiative by the Department of Disaster Management (DDM) in collaboration with the Training Division, the Virgin Islands Fire and Rescue Service (VIFRS) and the BVI Red Cross will result in close to 100 teachers receiving emergency training this week.[Read More]

2014-08-26 13:58:23

On the heels of weather system which brought heavy rainfall to the British Virgin Islands last week, forecasters are now monitoring a number of waves, notably Disturbance 2.[Read More]

2014-08-25 15:23:37

The Department of Disaster Management (DDM) joins in expressing condolences on the passing of Captain Horatio Tuitt who provided exemplary service and leadership to the Disaster Management and Coordination Agency in Montserrat and the Department of Disast[Read More]

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DDM EMERGENCY ALERT SYSTEM
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Initial predictions for the 2014 Atlantic Hurricane season show that there will be less than normal activity. Forecasters point to the likelihood of El Nino developing. El Nino is described as warmer than average sea-surface temperatures that usually results in a less favourable environment for the development of tropical cyclones. However, it has been warned that even with El Nino, strong tropical cyclones are still possible. Forecasters predict 10 named storms, four of which will become hurricanes, with one becoming an intense Category 3,4, or 5 hurricane.

The 2013 season was usually quiet and produced no major hurricanes for the first time since 1994. The Atlantic hurricane season runs from June 1 to November 30.

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Recent Stories
WEATHER FORECAST FOR THE VI - 2014-08-29
SCORES OF TEACHERS BENEFIT FROM EMERGENCY TRAINING - 2014-08-27
DISASTER MANAGEMENT AND POLICE SIGN COOPERATION AGREEMENT - 2014-08-21
DISTURBANCE 1 COULD BECOME TROPICAL DEPRESSION - 2014-08-21
FLASH FLOOD WATCH ISSUED FOR THE BVI - 2014-08-21

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