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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.

October 22nd, 2023
Tammy, the hurricane that never was!

Virgin Islands News Online editorial

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Virgin Islands (VI) was on high alert. A category 1 hurricane named Tammy was on its way to the Territory.

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.

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 21st, 2023
HLSCC cancels College Classic Race Series: 1 & 2-mile due to Hurricane Tammy

PARAQUITA BAY, Tortola, VI - The HLSCC College Classic Race Series: 1 and 2-mile race on Tortola which was originally scheduled for today, October 21, October has been canceled due to weather woes caused by Hurricane Tammy.

October 7th, 2023
TS Phillipe a reminder of VI vulnerability to climate change – Premier Dr Wheatley

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Virgin Islands Premier Dr the Hon Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) says the passage of Tropical Storm Philippe on Tuesday night October 3, 2023, into Wednesday morning, is another indicator of the need for the VI to adopt changes to mitigate the effects of climate change.

September 6th, 2023
UPDATE: Lee is now a hurricane; Expected to quickly intensify- NHC

MIAMI, Florida, USA- As expected, Lee is now a hurricane churning in the Atlantic and is forecast to quickly intensify to an extremely dangerous major hurricane.

August 31st, 2023
President Biden heading to Florida to see hurricane aftermath & recovery

MIAMI, Florida- US President Joseph R. Biden will visit Florida to see the aftermath and recovery efforts on Saturday morning, September 2, 2023.

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 27th, 2023
'We have to be on top of our game' this hurricane season- Premier Wheatley

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Local Government agencies and partners have pledged to work in a close partnership to ensure that the [British] Virgin Islands is as prepared as possible for the ongoing 2023 Atlantic Hurricane Season.

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