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HIGH CHANCE FOR SHOWERS DUE TO A TROPICAL WAVE

HIGH CHANCE FOR SHOWERS DUE TO A TROPICAL WAVE

September 29, 20171638Views

Moisture and instability associated with a tropical wave, along with the presence of an upper level trough and daytime heating will maintain a high chance for showers and a moderate chance for thunderstorms across the area today and tonight. These conditions will move into the BVI later tonight into tomorrow.

Today and tonight expect mostly cloudy skies with periods of scattered showers along with widespread light rain. Some showers could be moderate to heavy at times, accompanied by isolated thunderstorms.

Winds: East South-East at 19-30km/h or 10-16kts with higher gusts during showers.

Seas: Moderate to locally rough, swells 4-7ft. Small craft operators and sea bathers should continue to exercise caution.

Atmospheric Pressure: Just below normal.

Sunset today: 6:08 pm.

Sunrise tomorrow: 6:08 am.

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.