8:00 PM-The remnant low
of Tropical Storm Ophelia is showing signs of redevelopment. According to the
National Hurricane Centre the system has a 60% of becoming a Tropical Cyclone
over the next 48 hours. Although forecasts have indicated that the heavier
winds and showers are located in the eastern quadrant of the system, the
possibility for squalls and heavy rainfall to affect the Virgin Islands is very
likely as the system slowly progresses to the North West.
Expected Impacts on Land:
Northern Leeward Islands/British Virgin Islands: Squalls will move over the
islands late tomorrow and on Wednesday.
and Visitors should monitor the weather conditions for any sudden changes in
relation this remnant low as it is still lingering in the area.
The Department of Disaster Management will continue to monitor the weather conditions and provide updates accordingly. Please visit the DDM’s website at www.bviddm.com and subscribe to the notification link to receive further 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.