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October 22nd, 2023
UPDATE: Tammy passes but VI told to monitor 'feeder bands'

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The centre of Hurricane Tammy has moved past the [British] Virgin Islands and Tropical Storm Warnings have been discontinued; however, the territory has been asked to monitor the system’s long tail of shower activity.

August 16th, 2023
Two disturbances pop up in the Atlantic after 12 days of quiet

MIAMI, Florida, USA – The US National Hurricane Center (NOC) on Monday, August 14, 2023, noticed two different disturbances off the West Coast of Africa that have a low chance of becoming tropical cyclones over the next seven days.

June 19th, 2023
TS Bret forms in the Atlantic; Lesser Antilles warned to monitor storm

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Tropical Storm Bret formed on Monday afternoon, June 19, 2023, in the Central Atlantic, after emerging off the West Coast of Africa and tracking over unusually warm ocean waters. Forecasters have suggested the storm will become a hurricane by Wednesday to Thursday of this week.

September 20th, 2022
No major damages from Fiona– Ag Governor Archer Jr

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Acting Governor Mr David D. Archer Jr has reported that with the passage of Hurricane Fiona, then a tropical storm near the Virgin Islands, no major reports of damages have been reported in the territory.

September 19th, 2022
UPDATE: TB Lettsome Airport reopens; VG & Anegada’s still closed

BEEF ISLAND, VI- The BVI Airports Authority (BVIAA) has reopened the Terrance B. Lettsome International Airport on Beef Island, following the passage of Fiona as a Tropical Storm at the weekend.

September 17th, 2022
Local Port facilities closed in anticipation of rough seas - Acting Gov Archer Jr

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – In anticipation of rough seas today, September 17, 2022, Port facilities at Port Purcell, the Road Town Ferry Terminal, Jost Van Dyke, Virgin Gorda, and Anegada will be closed today, September 17, 2022.

September 17th, 2022
VI still under TS Warning as Storm Fiona moves south

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The Virgin Islands (VI) is still under a Tropical Storm (TS) warning which means that tropical storm conditions are expected somewhere within the warning area within 36 hours as Air Force Reserve Hurricanes Hunters Find Fiona has move a little further south.

September 6th, 2022
VI reflects on 5th anniversary of Irma with day of events

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Still recovering from the destruction of hurricanes Irma and Maria of 2017, the [British] Virgin Islands (VI) will today, Tuesday, September 6, 2022, mark the 5th Anniversary of the landfall of Hurricane Irma on the territory and the Government is inviting the community to join in reflecting and looking ahead as the day is observed.

July 22nd, 2022
Hurricane Season: Gov't working to clear ghuts & drains- Hon Rymer

DUFF’S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI- Deputy Premier and Minister for Communication and Works Honourable Kye M. Rymer (R5) says departments under his ministry are collaborating to address the cleaning of drainages and ghuts, given the opportunity presented by the not-so-active Hurricane Season to date.

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