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TROPICAL STORM KIRK HAS PASSED THE BVI…NOW A TROPICAL WAVE

TROPICAL STORM KIRK HAS PASSED THE BVI…NOW A TROPICAL WAVE

September 29, 2018724Views

September 29th 2018

The National Hurricane Centre issued its final advisory on Tropical Storm Kirk at 11pm Friday 28th 2018 as the system is now a tropical wave. The remnants of Kirk has passed the territory however, lingering moisture will still be present.

The Antigua and Barbuda Meteorological Services has indicated remnants from the system may create brief cloudiness and showers today before a more stable environment returns this evening.

The Antigua and Barbuda Meteorological Services also indicated that hazy conditions will be present and may reduce air quality across the British Virgin Islands today.

Winds will be from East to southeast between 5 – 10 mph with seas between 8 to 10 feet.  Small craft advisory has been lifted however; high surf advisory remains in effect.

The DDM will continue to monitor weather conditions and provide updates accordingly.

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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.