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September 6th, 2017
Dangerous core of Hurricane Irma to pass VI today, Sept. 6

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- At 8:00 AM on September 6, 2017 the National Hurricane Centre indicated that Hurricane Irma continues to maintain maximum sustained winds of near 185 miles per hour (mph) with higher gusts.

September 5th, 2017
'Stay Indoors!'- Governor Augustus J. U. Jaspert

Here is a message by Governor J. U. Jaspert on Hurricane Irma

Virgin Islanders, Residents and Visitors

I am certain you are all following the progress of Hurricane Irma which is an extremely dangerous category 5 Hurricane.

September 5th, 2017
Prisoner allegedly escapes Her Majesty’s Prison

BALSUM GHUT, Tortola, VI - It was about after 1:00 P.M. today, Tuesday September 5, 2017 that a prisoner reportedly escaped while being escorted by two prison officers.

September 5th, 2017
VI braces for monstrous Category 5 Hurricane Irma

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Virgin Islands people have done as much as they can. A majority of residents and visitors have taken the warning seriously about a deadly and powerful hurricane called Irma, which has reached category 5 with winds of over 180 miles per hour.

September 5th, 2017
‘Take this storm seriously’ – Shan Mohamed

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- With Irma forecast to hit the Territory as a destructive Category 5 hurricane on Wednesday September 6, 2017, Nagico Insurance BVI is urging residents, customers or not, to take the warnings seriously and take all the necessary preparations to prevent loss of lives, limbs and property.

September 5th, 2017
Some Anegadians standing firm as hurricane Irma approaches

SETTING POINT, Anegada, VI – Hurricane Irma has been described by forecasters as a monster and was today, September 5, 2017 listed as a Category 5 hurricane, which is forecast to hit the Virgin Islands on Wednesday September 6, 2017.

September 5th, 2017
Booth owners ordered to remove materials from Festival Grounds

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – In preparation for hurricane Irma, Ministry of Education and Culture warned booth owners to remove all erected booths, dismantle structures and materials from the Festival Grounds in Road Town yesterday, September 4, 2017.

September 5th, 2017
Limited drinking water in some supermarkets throughout territory

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - As the territory prepares for the impending hurricane Irma, residents throughout the territory were seen stocking up on emergency items.

September 5th, 2017
Gov’t blamed for flood damages in Josiah’s Bay

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – A disgruntled caller to the 3D Show on Friday September 1, 2017 expressed frustration with government for not correcting the long standing issue in Josiah’s Bay where the bay was damaged a few years back by flooding.

September 5th, 2017
UPDATE: Hurricane warning issued for VI

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The Antigua and Barbuda Meteorological Service has issued a Hurricane Warning for the [British] Virgin Islands.



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