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June 6th, 2019
Thunderstorm 'assaults' VI; Knocks out power

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- What sounded like bomb strikes, the Virgin Islands was rudely awakened to a severe thunderstorm this morning, June 6, 2019.

March 27th, 2018
Tent school flooded out in Capoon's Bay

CAPOON'S BAY, Tortola, VI- There seems to be no end to the discomfort faced by students and teachers of the tent school at Capoon's Bay Basketball Court on Tortola.

February 19th, 2018
Residents, Visitors, Immigration, Ports & Customs staff get rainy welcome

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- It was our newsroom that first and accurately reported on the poor and inhumane working conditions for Immigration, Customs and Treasury staff at West End on Tortola, where civil servants are forced to work under an open tent.

August 10th, 2017
Government offices & most businesses open today August 10, 2017

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – As the Virgin Islands (VI) is recouping from the August 7, 2017 flash flood that caused severe losses and damages to infrastructure and property especially on the main Island of Tortola, all Government services and some businesses have now been opened today August 10, 2017.

August 25th, 2015
Tropical Storm Erika forms in the Atlantic

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Disturbance/Invest 98L, the system that was behind Tropical Storm Danny has been upgraded to Tropical Storm Erika.

November 7th, 2014
Heavy rains, flood watch force closure of Govt offices, schools

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – As the Territory continues to be affected by heavy rainfall, Government today November 7, 2014 sent home non-essential staff early, closing off Government offices and schools earlier than usual as the Department of Disaster Management (DDM) issued a flash flood watch.

August 2nd, 2014
Tropical Storm Bertha makes landfall in the VI

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Rain and heavy winds bore down on the Virgin Islands today August 2, 2014 as Tropical Storm Bertha made landfall as predicted by the tropical Storm advisories sent earlier by the Antigua Met Office through the Department of Disaster Management (DDM) of the Virgin Islands.

April 20th, 2014
VG Fungi Fest & Food Fair well attended despite rain

SPANISH TOWN, Virgin Gorda, VI – Not even intermittent rain could stop the scores of residents from Virgin Gorda and its sister islands who turned out yesterday April 19, 2014 to enjoy the activities of the Fungi Fest and Food Fair held in the Spanish Town Market Square in Virgin Gorda.

November 4th, 2011
Unstable weather affecting VI, heavy showers possible

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Unstable weather conditions is currently affecting the Virgin Islands with the possibility of heavy showers during today Friday November 4, 2011 into tonight.


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