27th September 2018 – The Antigua and Barbuda Meteorological Services has indicated that there will be a significant increase in moisture and instability in the atmosphere due to Tropical Storm Kirk. As a result, unsettling weather may develop late tonight into tomorrow.
There is a moderate chance of showers tonight with scattered showers tomorrow and showers becoming more numerous tomorrow evening.
Seas tonight will begin to change due to northerly swells generated by Tropical Storm Leslie. Seas will continue to deteriorate further as Tropical Storm Kirk passes south of the territory tomorrow. High Surf and Small Craft Advisories are in place.
Winds tonight will be around 10 mph increasing 15 to 20 late tomorrow morning.
Rainfall: No figures published by the Antigua and Barbuda Met Office however, periods of heavy rainfall are possible during squalls and thunderstorms late tomorrow. Such conditions may warrant the issuing of flash flood advisories late tomorrow into Saturday. DDM will continue monitor and provide updates of any changes.
Persons at home and abroad are encouraged to download the DDM’s Alert app in the Apple App store or Google Play store to receive updates of any hazards affecting the Territory.
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.