13TH October 2019 – Tropical Disturbance 3 is located along 45W or approximately 1431 miles east south east of the British Virgin Islands moving towards the west at around 15 mph. This general motion will likely continue over the next several days. The system is currently producing a small area of thunderstorm activity and rotation. It could help to enhance shower and thunderstorm activity over the Lesser Antilles Thursday into Friday. Forecasters have given the disturbance a 20 percent change of development in 5 days.
Current forecast information suggests that the disturbance will stay several hundred miles south of the BVI however; it has the potential to create unstable weather conditions across the BVI Thursday into Friday. Residents and visitors should continue to monitor the disturbance as it progresses further west and be prepared for any sudden changes.
The DDM will continue to monitor the disturbance and provide updates where necessary.
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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.