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TROPICAL DEPRESSION 4 HAS FORMED

TROPICAL DEPRESSION 4 HAS FORMED

July 6, 20171478Views

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Disturbance 1 has become Tropical Depression Four. As of 5 AM, Tropical Depression Four was located about 13.2 north, 40.0 west or approximately 1795 miles south east of the Virgin Islands. It is moving to the west-northwest near 16 mph. This motion is expected to continue.

On Sunday, the system is expected to pass to the north of the Leeward Islands based on present forecast information. If this continues there will be no significant impacts for the Virgin Islands

Tropical Depression Four has changed little on satellite imagery during the past few hours. Winds remain at 30 mph. Some slight intensification may occur today.

The Department of Disaster Management will like to encourage residents to continue their preparations for the 2017 hurricane season as the potential for tropical cyclone development will continue to increase.

Please visit the Disaster Management’s website at www.bviddm.com and subscribe for updates or join us on facebook at https://www.facebook.com/bvi.ddm/.

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.

 

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