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Rain & hazardous sea conditions persist in VI

A weak frontal trough is affecting the Virgin Islands and will continue to produce cloudiness and showers across the islands today, January 20, 2020. Photo: VINO
Rocks thrown on the road at Carrot Bay today, January 20, 2020 due to the high sea swells. Photo: VINO
Rocks thrown on the road at Carrot Bay today, January 20, 2020 due to the high sea swells. Photo: VINO
According to the Department of Disaster Management (DDM), beach goers should avoid the beaches due to dangerous surfs and rip currents and mariners should exercise caution while sailing vessels. Photo: VINO
According to the Department of Disaster Management (DDM), beach goers should avoid the beaches due to dangerous surfs and rip currents and mariners should exercise caution while sailing vessels. Photo: VINO
A section of the road at Carrot Bay affected by the sea swells. Photo: VINO
A section of the road at Carrot Bay affected by the sea swells. Photo: VINO
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Virgin Islands can expect more rain and rough sea conditions today and tonight, January 20, 2020, according to the Department of Disaster Management (DDM).

DDM said a weak frontal trough is affecting the area and will continue to produce cloudiness and showers across the islands.

Marine Advisories remain in effect

Meanwhile, hazardous sea conditions persist between 2.4 to 3.1 metres or 8 to 10 feet with northerly swells reaching 2.1 metres or 7 feet.

High surf advisory and small craft caution remains in effect.

According to DDM, beach goers should avoid the beaches due to dangerous surfs and rip currents and mariners should exercise caution while sailing vessels.

The high sea swells have thrown rocks on some low lying roads across Tortola, including in Carrot Bay and Cane Garden Bay.

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