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SHOWERS AND POSSIBLE THUNDERSTORMS PREDICTED FOR THE BVI

SHOWERS AND POSSIBLE THUNDERSTORMS PREDICTED FOR THE BVI

September 22, 2005795Views
According to the Antigua Met Service, moisture trailing a tropical wave will linger over the North-eastern Caribbean tonight and over the British Virgin Islands tomorrow. As a result, the possibility of showers, being heavy at times and thunderstorms will increase late tonight as the tropical wave continues moving westward. Seas with waves up to five feet and winds up to 15 knots are expected, however winds can be higher near thunderstorms. On Wednesday and Thursday, with high pressure building across the area, shower activity will be limited. On Friday a second tropical wave is expected to move into the area which again can increase the chance of showers over the islands. 
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 for 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.