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August 21st, 2022
DDM monitoring tropical wave near West Coast of Africa

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- A tropical wave located near the west coast of Africa is producing disorganised showers and thunderstorms.

June 27th, 2022
2 systems with development potential heading toward Caribbean Islands

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Two systems forming in the Atlantic Ocean with continued development potential are traveling to toward the Caribbean islands — the first toward the southern Windward Islands and the second facing the Leeward Islands, according to data and projections from the National Hurricane Center.

June 2nd, 2022
‘I am proud of the progress we have made since 2017’ hurricanes- Premier Wheatley

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Taking stock of the road to recovery from the devastating impacts of Hurricanes Irma and Maria, Premier Dr the Hon Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) has said he is proud of the progress the Virgin Islands (VI) has made.

September 26th, 2021
UPDATE: Sam remains a Category 4 Hurricane

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Based on current information and analysis, Hurricane Sam is expected to pass at a safe distance away from the Leeward Islands and [British] Virgin Islands between Tuesday, September 28, 2021, and Wednesday, September 29, 2021, with little or no wind impact to the islands.

September 25th, 2021
‘Be ready’ as peak hurricane season progresses – Governor Rankin

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Virgin Islanders have been urged to be ready for possible storms or hurricanes as the peak of the 2012 Atlantic Hurricane Season is ongoing.

August 30th, 2021
Some 28,000 tourists entered VI since Dec 1, 2020- Gateway Portal reveals

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Despite the coronavirus pandemic that initially paralysed tourism across the world and the challenges of travel, many tourists were still determined to make the Virgin Islands their choice of destination since the territory began accepting international visitors from December 1, 2020.

August 15th, 2021
UPDATE: Grace! Tropical Storm Warning lifted for VI

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Government of Antigua last night, August 14, 2021, discontinued the Tropical Storm Warning for Antigua, Barbuda, Anguilla, St. Kitts and Nevis, and Montserrat, and the [British] Virgin Islands.

August 14th, 2021
2021 storm activity to increase as peak hurricane season nears- DDM

ROAD TOWN, TORTOLA, VI – The Virgin Islands Department of Disaster Management (DDM) is warning Virgin Islanders to continue making the necessary preparations as the 2021 Atlantic Hurricane Seasons is heading into its peak.

August 11th, 2021
Tropical Storm Fred 6th Atlantic storm for 2021 Hurricane Season

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The US National Hurricane Center (NHC) has given the name Tropical Storm Fred to a low-pressure system barrelling through the Caribbean.

August 8th, 2021
VI urged to prepare as hurricane season heats up

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Department of Disaster Management (DDM)’s Acting Director Mr Jasen Penn is urging all Virgin Islands residents to complete their seasonal preparedness activities as the region moves into the peak of the Atlantic Hurricane Season with two potential systems brewing in the Atlantic basin.

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