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Evening Weather Forecast For The Virgin Islands

Evening Weather Forecast For The Virgin Islands

May 31, 202467Views

Synopsis: Relativey dry and stable conditions persist across the Leeward Islands and British Virgin Islands in association with a ridge of high pressure. However, low level convergence will support brief passing showers on Saturday.

The Sahara Dust will continue to affect us during the weekend. Tommorow Saturday will be even higher than today with an AQI reading of 70 – 90.

People most likely to experience health problems caused by exposure to Saharan dust include the following:

– Children and babies
– Older adults
– People with underlying lung conditions

Individuals with seasonal allergies may encounter symptoms such as runny nose, soar throat and itchy eyes. (Dr. C. Corry professor at Baylor College of Medicine). Persons with respiratory conditions such asthma should also be cautions while outdoors as the dust can impact your breathing negatively.

Here are a few tips to consider :

Spend more times indoors when dust levels are high.

Choose easier outdoor activities so as to reduce heavy breathing.

Wear a mask to prevent excess inhalation of dust.

Persons with respiratory conditions such as asthma ensure that you have your inhaler.

Weather tonight: Partly cloudy with a 30 percent or a low chance of showers.

Weather tomorrow: Partly cloudy with a 40 percent or a moderate chance of showers.

Winds: East-southeast at 15 to 28 km/h or 9 to 17 mph.

Seas: 1.2 to 1.8 metres or 4 to 6 feet.

Sunrise tomorrow: 5:41 am.

 

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Disclaimer: The Department of Disaster Management (DDM) is not a Meteorological Office. Information shared by the Department is gathered from a number of professional sources contracted by the Department. This information should be used as a guide for anyone who has an interest in local weather conditions. By no means can DDM or the Government of the Virgin Islands 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.