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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 18th, 2022
‘Do not get close to or touch any downed power lines’- BVIEC

LONG BUSH, Tortola, VI- The BVI Electricity Corporation (BVIEC) has warned persons not to get close to or touch any power lines downed during the passage of Tropical Storm Fiona.

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 11th, 2022
Damages by Irma a 'misrepresentation' of VI’s building standards- Hon Fraser

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Following extensive damages to homes by Category 5 Hurricane Irma on September 6, 2017, the Virgin Islands government at the time almost immediately stated the territory’s building codes were going to be reviewed.

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 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.

July 2nd, 2021
Elsa now a Category 1 hurricane

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Tropical Storm Elsa strengthened into a hurricane early Friday, July 2, 2021, and it still has Florida in sight for early next week, although the National Hurricane Center stressed that the forecast is uncertain this far out.

July 1st, 2021
UPDATE: Tropical Storm Elsa forms

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Tropical Storm Elsa, the 5th named storm of the year, has formed in the Atlantic Ocean with maximum sustained winds increasing to near 40 mph as of 5:00 am today, July 1, 2021.

May 15th, 2021
2021 Atlantic Hurricane Season gets ‘unofficial' early start

MIAMI, Florida, USA – The Miami-based National Hurricane Center (NHC) which focuses on the Atlantic Hurricane Seasons has issued alerts for hurricane preparations to begin today, May 15, 2021, ahead of the official June 1, 2021 start of the hurricane season.


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