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April 9th, 2024
Forecasters expect 23 named storms; 11 as possible hurricanes in 2024

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Amidst predictions of a turbulent year for the 2024 Atlantic Hurricane Season in the tropics, forecasters expect 23 named storms with 11 as possible hurricanes in 2024.

March 27th, 2024
‘Explosive’ Atlantic hurricane season predicted for 2024

FLORIDA, USA - Weather forecasters are predicting a turbulent year for the 2024 Atlantic Hurricane Season in the tropics, one that could approach a record-setting pace that may exhaust the entire list of names for tropical storms and hurricanes.

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 22nd, 2023
UPDATE: VI airports reopen as Tropical Storm Watch discontinued

TRELLIS BAY, Beef Island, VI- With Hurricane Tammy posing no real threat to the [British] Virgin Islands, all airports have been reopened.

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.

August 21st, 2023
UPDATE: 3 tropical storms in Atlantic

MIAMI, Florida, USA- The National Hurricane Center (NHC) is currently monitoring three tropical storms in the Atlantic Ocean, with the latest- Gert- becoming the eighth named storm of the 2023 Atlantic hurricane season early this morning, Monday, August 21, 2023.

August 15th, 2023
NOAA revises 2023 Atlantic Hurricane Season to ‘above normal’

MIAMI, Florida, USA – Scientists at the US’s National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Climate Prediction Center, which is a division of the National Weather Service, have increased their prediction for the ongoing 2023 Atlantic hurricane season from a near-normal level of activity to an above-normal level of activity for the season.

June 2nd, 2023
It's 'crucial' cargo is collected within allotted time during hurricane season- BVIPA

PORT PURCELL, Tortola, VI- The British Virgin Islands Ports Authority (BVIPA) is reminding the public that during the Atlantic Hurricane Season it is important cargo is collected quickly due to potential inclement weather.

April 15th, 2023
13 named storms predicted for 2023 Hurricane Season

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Uncertainty is the watchword for the 2023 Atlantic Hurricane Season, forecasters have shared as part of the Tropical Weather Conference taking place in San Antonio, Texas.

December 3rd, 2022
2022 Hurricane Season closes with no major impacts to VI – DDM’s Jasen Penn

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The 2022 Atlantic Hurricane Season officially ended on November 30, 2022, with minimal impacts to the Virgin Islands (VI) according to the local Department of Disaster Management (DDM) Director, Mr Jasen Penn who thanked all in the VI for staying diligent and prepared throughout the season.

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