13TH August 2020 – Tropical Depression 11 is still very disorganized with all squall-like activity north of the centre. The depression is forecast to develop into a tropical storm as it approaches the Northern Leeward Islands.
At 5am Tropical Depression 11 was located approximately 1155 miles east southeast of the British Virgin Islands at latitude 12.9 degrees north and longitude 47.9 degrees west.
The depression has winds of 35 mph with higher gusts and is moving west northwest at 15 mph.
On its current track Tropical Depression 11 is expected to make its closer approach to the territory around Saturday evening. Currently no watches or warnings have been issued for the BVI however, the Antigua & Barbuda Meteorological Services continue to ask persons to remain vigilant as the depression moves closer to the Islands.
The DDM will continue to monitor the depression and provide updates when they become available.
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