28TH July 2019 – A Vigorous Tropical Wave located near 12.0N, 60.5W, is currently moving to the west at 16 mph producing scattered thunderstorm activity across the Lesser Antilles and Eastern
Caribbean today. This wave is expected move to the west-northwest, bringing it close to the west of Puerto Rico by Monday and across Hispaniola and eastern Cuba Tuesday and Wednesday. As the system covers a large area, some of the showers
and thunderstorms have the potential to affect the British Virgin Islands.
The system currently has a
low chance of development (10%) over the next 48 hours. Residents are encouraged monitor the weather conditions in the event further updates are necessary.
Persons at home and abroad are encouraged to download the DDM’s
Alert app in the Apple App store or Google Play store to receive updates of any hazards affecting the Territory.
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.