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September 27th, 2019
'Everything is back to normal'- BVIEC General Manager

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The territory has seen no major destruction as a result of hurricanes or tropical storms that have passed so far for the 2019 Atlantic Hurricane Season.

September 25th, 2019
Operations resume @ Beef Island, VG & Anegada Airports

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - With Tropical Storm Warnings lifted for the Virgin Islands, according to the Department of Disaster Management (DDM) through the Antigua and Barbuda Meteorological Services, the BVI Airports Authority (BVIAA) has indicated that normal operations have resumed at the territory's airports.

September 25th, 2019
Public service, schools given all clear as TS Karen moves from VI

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Blown transformers, low-lying roads strewn with rocks and slight flooding on some roads were some of the effects of Tropical Storm Karen that made its way past the Virgin Islands last night, September 24, 2019.

September 24th, 2019
PHOTO of the Day: Animal shelter for TS Karen?

EAST END, Tortola, VI- For those who need to seek refuge due to Tropical Storm Karen, the government owned Long Trench Community Shelter on Tortola and the North Sound Community Centre on Virgin Gorda are open.

September 24th, 2019
Premier urges private sector to protect safety of employees

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Reiterating his mantra to 'Get Ready, Stay Ready!' Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) in his latest update today, September 24, 2019, said that after weakening in the early part of last evening, the system has upgraded back to Tropical Storm strength and as such, the safety of people remains paramount.

September 24th, 2019
Public schools closed; Staggered closure to Public Service today

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Based on information from the 11:00pm weather update on September 23, 2019, Government is advising that only workers from essential services and critical government departments including Information Technology, waste management, public works and social care providers report for work on Tuesday, September 24, 2019.

September 24th, 2019
‘Expect heightened police presence for Karen’ - CoP Matthews

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – With the Virgin Islands on Tropical Storm Warning as TS Karen is expected to track through the territory by Tuesday morning, September 24, 2019, Commissioner of Police, Mr Michael B. Matthews says citizens can expect to see heightened police presence on the roadways.

September 23rd, 2019
VI on Tropical Storm Warning; TS Lorenzo forms

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Although Tropical Storm Karen is barely hanging on as a tropical cyclone, the National Hurricane Center (NHC) has issued a Tropical Storm Warning for the Virgin Islands, as the storm is expected to dump some 2 to 4 inches of rain when it reaches the territory tomorrow, September 24, 2019.

September 22nd, 2019
Fake! No official statement made on closure of public service

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- With Tropical Storm Karen forecast to reach the Virgin Islands on Tuesday, September 24, 2019, there have been several advisories circulating, including fake ones.


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