10th November 2018 – The Antigua and Barbuda Meteorological Services has issued a four day forecast synopsis for the BVI and the Leeward Islands
The Antigua and Barbuda Meteorological Services indicates that from today an unstable atmosphere coupled with abundant available moisture will continue to produce some unsettled weather across the area for the next 24 hours. On Sunday, a weak tropical wave will move through the islands while a more active one will move across on Tuesday.
The Antigua and Barbuda Meteorological Services continues states that deterioration in weather conditions is once again expected from Tuesday onward following the passage of the second tropical wave.
Possible rainfall totals for the forecast period (four days) is 38 to 76 mm or 1.5 to 3.0 inches with possible higher amounts being for the southern Leeward Islands.
Meanwhile, a caution is currently in effect for small craft operators but will likely be increased to an advisory by Sunday.
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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.