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UPDATE ON DISTURBANCE 2 AND HURRICANE TEDDY

UPDATE ON DISTURBANCE 2 AND HURRICANE TEDDY

September 16, 2020152Views
16TH September 2020 – Disturbance 2 is located just off the west coast of Africa near 10N, 25W, or about 400 miles south of the Cabo Verde Islands. A general west-northwest track is expected over the next several days. It remains too early to determine whether or not it will make it as far west as the Caribbean. Impacts, if any, to the eastern Caribbean would not occur until over a week from now. The chance of tropical development remains near 70 percent.
Hurricane Teddy is located about 740 miles east-northeast of Barbados with winds near 100 mph. Teddy is forecast to become a powerful hurricane as it passes well to the east and northeast of the Caribbean Sea. Teddy may threaten Bermuda with tropical storm conditions on Monday. Marine alerts will be issued for Antigua & Barbuda and Montserrat today and come into effect for the British Virgin Islands on Thursday.
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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.
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