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Thunderstorm 'assaults' VI; Knocks out power

The Virgin Islands experienced a severe thunderstorm this morning, June 6, 2019. Photo: Getty Images/File
According to weather.com, there is a 77% chance of rain this morning with some sunshine in the afternoon, June 6, 2019. Photo: VINO
According to weather.com, there is a 77% chance of rain this morning with some sunshine in the afternoon, June 6, 2019. Photo: VINO
Rains are expected to end at 7:15am, June 6, 2019, according to weather.com. Photo: weather.com
Rains are expected to end at 7:15am, June 6, 2019, according to weather.com. Photo: weather.com
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- What sounded like bomb strikes, the Virgin Islands was rudely awakened to a severe thunderstorm this morning, June 6, 2019.

The thunderstorm began it's nearly hour long "assault" on the Virgin Islands around 4:45am.

There have been reports of power being knocked out in some areas, including Cane Garden Bay.

According to weather.com, there is a 77% chance of rain this morning with some sunshine in the afternoon.

A thunderstorm, also known as an electrical storm or a lightning storm, is a storm characterized by the presence of lightning and its acoustic effect on the Earth's atmosphere, known as thunder.

9 Responses to “Thunderstorm 'assaults' VI; Knocks out power ”

  • Repeating (06/06/2019, 09:42) Like (5) Dislike (4) Reply
    I guess 6 is not a good number for the BVI
    August 6
    September 6
    june 6
  • Bun dem (06/06/2019, 12:47) Like (16) Dislike (5) Reply
    Fire pon di bad mind dem... let the wicked be struck by lightning!
  • NezRez (06/06/2019, 12:57) Like (2) Dislike (2) Reply
    Things happen daily, why are you only trying to point out 666? Peop,e are superstitious enough, so stop if.
  • 2 grand (06/06/2019, 17:39) Like (1) Dislike (0) Reply
    what is to be will be
  • Jehovah (06/06/2019, 21:02) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    Come to Anegada, no rain or thunderstorms we all good christians up here , only sunshine!


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