ABOUT 60 MI…95 KM NE OF MARTINIQUE
ABOUT 70 MI…110 KM ESE OF DOMINICA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS…45 MPH…75 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT…WNW OR 290 DEGREES AT 26 MPH…43 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE…1007 MB…29.74 INCHES
According to the National Hurricane Centre, at 500 PM AST (2100 UTC), the remnants of Beryl were located near latitude 15.2 North, longitude 60.3 West. The remnants are moving toward the west-northwest near 26 mph (42 km/h), and this general motion is expected to continue into Monday. On the forecast track, the remnants of Beryl will move across the Leeward Islands, and move near or south of the Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico on Monday.
Maximum sustained winds are near 45 mph (75 km/h) with higher gusts.
Slight weakening is anticipated during the next 24 hours.
Tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 45 miles (75 km), mainly to the north and northeast of the center.
The estimated minimum central pressure is 1007 mb (29.74 inches).
HAZARDS AFFECTING THE BVI
WIND: Strong gusty winds are also possible in the British Virgin Islands on Monday. Residents should seek to secure lose objects and that may compromise safety.
RAINFALL: Beryl is expected to produce storm total rain accumulations of 2 to 3 inches through Tuesday across the Leeward and the British Virgin Islands.
SEAS: Hazardous Sea Conditions with significant wave heights up to 2.4 to 3 metres or 8 to 10 feet can be expected therefore a small craft warning is also in effect.
The Department of Disaster Management will continue to monitor the system and provide updates accordingly. Please visit the DDM’s website at www.bviddm.com and subscribe for updates or like us on facebook at facebook.com/bvi.ddm
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