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Tropical Storm Karen forms in South Atlantic

- expected to track through VI by Tuesday
September 22nd, 2019 | Tags: Hurricane 2019 Virgin Islands DDM tropical storm Karen
While the local Department of Disaster Management is yet to issue a warning, gradual strengthening, the storm is expected to be in the Caribbean Sea and tracking northwest through Puerto Rico and the U.S. and [British] Virgin Islands. Photo: Internet Source
 Tropical Storm Karen has formed early Sunday morning, September 22, 2019, just east of the Windward Islands with maximum winds of 40 mph and is expected to track through the VI. Photo. Internet Source
Tropical Storm Karen has formed early Sunday morning, September 22, 2019, just east of the Windward Islands with maximum winds of 40 mph and is expected to track through the VI. Photo. Internet Source
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Tropical Storm Karen formed early Sunday morning, September 22, 2019, just east of the Windward Islands with maximum winds of 40 mph.

While no alert has been issued, according to the Department of Disaster Management (DDM), the center of newly formed Karen was located near latitude 11.9 North, longitude 60.2 West and is moving toward the west-northwest near 9 mph and this general motion is expected to continue today.

A turn toward the northwest is forecast to occur on Monday, followed by a turn toward the north on Tuesday.

"On the forecast track, Karen will move across the Windward Islands this afternoon and tonight, and emerge over the southeastern Caribbean Sea Monday morning. On Tuesday, Karen is expected to approach the British Virgin Islands," the DDM forecasted.  

By Friday morning, Karen is expected to strengthen into a strong Tropical Storm as it moves in the Atlantic Ocean.

Meanwhile, Tropical Storm Jerry is moving through the Atlantic Ocean with maximum winds of 65 mph. It is starting to turn more north moving to the north-northwest at 12 mph.

Jerry is expected to make a hard easterly turn by late Tuesday into early Wednesday before moving close to Bermuda.

19 Responses to “Tropical Storm Karen forms in South Atlantic”

  • biker (22/09/2019, 10:19) Like (7) Dislike (9) Reply
    So which day(s) will government close this week, Tuesdsay, Wednesday or both!!
    • Better safe than sorry (22/09/2019, 11:28) Like (6) Dislike (0) Reply
      Shut down from Monday.
    • Citizen (22/09/2019, 18:01) Like (5) Dislike (3) Reply
      I am not frightened for this territory, because am still think it is very unusual for a church to have a Crusade in the peak of the hurricane season. However, we must be prepared but I don't believe we will be hit by any strong wind. Where God is cannot be destroyed. This time around Satan is defeated. Prepare for heavy rain though;
      • ting to talk (22/09/2019, 18:13) Like (0) Dislike (7) Reply
        Heard the adventist pastor for the crusade was in the Bahamas before the hurricanes and he was discouraged from going to Abaco and Grand Bahama because they 'were not ready'! the two islands that didn't have crusade were the ones hit by Dorian. Imagine, the hurricane stood still on Abaco...ting to talk
  • Guest (22/09/2019, 10:29) Like (2) Dislike (6) Reply
    Oh we will be working through that my Boss has already said ain’t no we he giving us another half day so he don’t care if it rains cats and dogs....
  • Jessica Jones (22/09/2019, 10:49) Like (3) Dislike (1) Reply
    Well my boss said we can be sued if we leave work before the FSC/Corporate Registry closes. Only GOD knows.
  • UNDER ATTACK (22/09/2019, 10:52) Like (7) Dislike (4) Reply
    There seems to be more to these storms than meets the eye. Why are three expected to impact Bermuda one after the other? Why are the Offshore Centers the ones that are being impacted in such devastating manner? This scenario is beginning to look very suspicious. Azazel needs to chill.
    • Hit the nail on the head (22/09/2019, 16:19) Like (3) Dislike (3) Reply
      @ Under Attack. It seems that you are awake like some of us who are being called crazy because we are bold enough to say what is the obvious and what most persons are afraid to say.

      Who is Azazel? the one mentioned in Enoch? If that is the one, you also have to speak about those super powers who are doing Azazel dirty work to control the OTs and that of the UN - check out UN Agenda 2030, UN Agenda 21, and IMF/World Bank Loans to countries after a disaster.
  • ccc (22/09/2019, 10:54) Like (1) Dislike (2) Reply
    Let’s prepare close everything down on Tuesday yall
  • big question (22/09/2019, 11:00) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    any more hiccups this week?????
  • NICK (22/09/2019, 11:04) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    As 11am this morning,we are on tropical storm watch.
  • Too true (22/09/2019, 11:25) Like (0) Dislike (2) Reply
    The heading is wrong.... We are in the North Atlantic, so I really don't think Tropical Storm Karen formed in the South Atlantic!!!!
    • read & understan (22/09/2019, 12:20) Like (2) Dislike (0) Reply
      It says right there it formed in South and will turn north...
    • NICK (22/09/2019, 12:21) Like (0) Dislike (1) Reply
      It form next to trinidad and tobago,so what is it? South pacific?.
    • look (22/09/2019, 13:16) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
      Look at the path that it's from... this is just a projection, means it's still in the south.
      • Compass (23/09/2019, 07:57) Like (2) Dislike (0) Reply
        The South Atlantic is a geographic area of the Atlantic Ocean near Antarctica, Chile, Argentina, Falkland Islands.
        The storm brewed in the SE Caribbean or the southern North Atlantic, as our piece of the ocean is known.
  • H.A.A.R.P. (22/09/2019, 13:10) Like (3) Dislike (1) Reply
    13 named storms and five hurricanes in one season. Hmm “SeEmS pReTtY nOrMaL tO mE”
  • BA (22/09/2019, 15:03) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    Well my boss said I know better not to come to work.

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