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December 22nd, 2023
Brief cloudiness & rainfall expected across VI today & tonight- DDM

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Humidity and instability associated with a weak low-level strike will generate brief cloudiness and rainfall in the [British] Virgin Islands today and tonight, Friday, December 22, 2023.

December 17th, 2023
40% chance of brief passing morning showers today- DDM

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Low-level moisture bags embedded within a stream of moderate to cool straight winds will continue to move through the area and maintain a moderate chance of occasional rain activity over and around the islands for the next 24 hours.

December 10th, 2023
Breezy conditions & high chance of rain today- DDM

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- A narrow pressure gradient will maintain breezy conditions on the islands that will continue to transport shallow patches of low-level clouds across the [British] Virgin Islands today, December 10, 2023.

November 20th, 2023
‘Higher than average’ Sarahan Dust surge in VI- DDM

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Department of Disaster Management (DDM) has alerted that the [British] Virgin Islands (VI) is experiencing another surge of the Saharan Dust and that this surge is higher than the average.

November 8th, 2023
Elevated chance for 'shower & thunderstorm activity' across VI today- DDM

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Virgin Islands (VI) can prepare for a wet day today, November 8, 2023, as the Department of Disaster Management (DDM) is forecasting showers and possible thunderstorms.

October 29th, 2023
‘Persistent trough’ to continue producing showers & thunderstorms today- DDM

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- A persistent trough will continue to produce showers and thunderstorms across the region today, Sunday, October 29, 2023, the Department of Disaster Management (DDM) has stated.

October 27th, 2023
VI under flash flood watch due to inclement weather – DDM

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Persons in the low flood-prone areas in the Virgin Islands (VI) are being urged to remain vigilant as a flash flood watch is in effect for tonight, October 27, 2023, until midnight the DDM said in an alert.

October 27th, 2023
DDM warns of ‘potentially’ unstable weather this weekend

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Department of Disaster Management (DDM) is alerting the Virgin Islands of potentially unstable weather beginning today, Friday, October 27, 2023, and lasting throughout the weekend.

October 20th, 2023
Tammy becomes a Category 1 hurricane

MIAMI, Florida, VI- Tammy has become a Category 1 Hurricane and is moving toward the west-northwest near 7 mph (11 km/h), and this general motion is expected to continue through this afternoon, October 20, 2023, the National Hurricane Center (NHC) has stated.

October 16th, 2023
‘Broad area of low pressure’ likely to become a tropical depression– DDM

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Forecasters at the Virgin Islands Department of Disaster Management (DDM) say as of this morning, October 16, 2023, a broad area of low pressure located over the central tropical Atlantic about midway between the Windward Islands and western Africa is producing disorganized shower activity.

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