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INVEST 99L /DISTURBANCE 1 CONTINUES TO MOVE WEST NORTH WEST

INVEST 99L /DISTURBANCE 1 CONTINUES TO MOVE WEST NORTH WEST

August 10, 2017821Views

The Antigua & Barbuda Meteorological Services and the Department of Disaster Management continues to monitor the tropical wave (Invest 99L/Disturbance 1)

A tropical wave, associated with a low pressure centre, located 19.5N, 59.5W,  east-northeast of the northern Leeward Islands will move in the vicinity of the islands later this afternoon into tonight. The forecast has indicated a 50 percent chance or a moderate chance of showers and thunderstorms late this afternoon with a 40 percent chance or a moderate chance of showers, before midnight.

Given these predictions for possible rainfalls, all are reminded to take precautionary measures to reduce the likelihood of flooding in and around our properties.

Road crews from the Public Works Department and crews from the BVI Electricity Corporation continue to work to clear roadways and restore electricity to those persons who remain affected.

The DDM will continue to monitor these weather systems and provide updates when they become available.

Please continue to monitor local media stations, DDM’s website (bviddm.com) and Facebook at BVIDDM for regular updates.

Disclaimer: The Department of Disaster Management (DDM) is not an official Meteorological Office. The Information disseminated by the Department is gathered from a number of professional sources used or contracted by the DDM to provide such information. This information is to be used as a guide by anyone who has interest in local weather conditions. By no means can the DDM or the BVI Government be held accountable by anyone who uses this information appropriately for legal evidence or in justification of any decision which may result in the loss of finances, property or life.