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May 17th, 2024
Sahara Dust expected to reduce air quality over weekend until Tuesday- DDM

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Department of Disaster Management (DDM) has advised that Sahara Dust is expected to reduce air quality over the weekend until Tuesday, May 21, 2024.

October 19th, 2023
UPDATE: Tropical storm conditions & heavy rain possible from Friday- DDM

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Virgin Islands will start to experience Tropical Storm conditions from Tammy possibly by tomorrow, Friday, October 20, 2023, the Department of Disaster Management (DDM) informed today, October 19, 2023.

October 17th, 2023
'No drink advisory' issued for St Croix as lead found in tap water


FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI- In an urgent response to recent water quality concerns, Governor of the US Virgin Islands (USVI) Albert A. Bryan Jr., acting in an "abundance of caution," has issued a "no drinking advisory" for the entire potable water system on St. Croix, advising residents to refrain from consuming tap water until its safety can be confirmed.

October 15th, 2023
NHC monitoring Invest 94L in Atlantic

MIAMI, Florida, USA- A tropical depression is expected to form over the next few days in the Atlantic, according to the National Hurricane Center (NHC).

June 21st, 2023
Tropical Storm Bret grows stronger, slows down

MIAMI, Florida, USA- Tropical Storm Bret grew stronger and slowed down overnight, according to the latest advisory from the National Hurricane Center today, June 21, 2023.

June 14th, 2022
Saharan Dust to continue affecting Virgin Islands- DPNR


FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI- The Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR) in the US Virgin Islands (USVI) announced Tuesday, June 14, 2022, an air pollution alert for dust from the Sahara Desert in Africa.

June 7th, 2022
UPDATE: Tropical Storm Alex batters Bermuda

HAMILTON, Bermuda- Strong winds and rain battered Bermuda on Monday, June 6, 2022, as Tropical Storm Alex brought gusts of up to 60 knots (69 mph) to the island.

March 7th, 2022
High Surf Warning in effect for VI- DDM

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- A high surf warning, which means that dangerous battering surfs of over 3 meters or over 10 feet will affect some coastlines in the warning area, producing hazardous conditions, is in effect for the Virgin Islands.

September 28th, 2021
Hurricane Sam pushing near 130mph sustained winds- NHC

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Data from an Air Force Reserve Hurricane Hunter aircraft has indicated that maximum sustained winds from Hurricane Sam have increased to near 130 mph (215 km/h) with higher gusts.

May 23rd, 2021
Several vehicles slide off road due to poor weather in VI- RVIPF

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF), in a press release today, May 23, 2021, urged drivers to exercise extreme caution as road conditions have deteriorated over the last few hours.

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