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May 8th, 2024
All public schools closed today, May 8, 2024

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Due to the adverse weather conditions experienced yesterday, May 7, 2024, and the forecasted continuation of torrential rains today, Wednesday, May 8, 2024, the Ministry of Education has made the decision to close all public schools in the territory.

May 4th, 2024
Thunderstorms hit USVI triggering territory-wide flooding


CHARLOTTE AMALIE, USVI - Thunderstorms, which the National Weather Service in San Juan, Puerto Rico had alerted would impact the USVI and Puerto Rico this week, came with fury late Friday, leading to heavy flooding in both USVI districts while triggering an island-wide power outage on St. Croix.

May 4th, 2024
Expect cloudiness & showers over next 24hrs - DDM

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The Virgin Islands (VI) Department of Disaster Management in a weekend weather update have warned that in the VI, persons can expect showers over the next 24 hours for Saturday and Sunday.

March 30th, 2024
High Surf Advisory in effect for VI until Tuesday, April 2, 2024

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Settled atmospheric conditions in association with the Atlantic high-pressure system coupled with low moisture levels across the region will continue to restrict significant showers in the Virgin Islands for today, March 30, 2024.

February 11th, 2024
Brief cloudiness & showers across VI today- DDM

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Shallow cloud patches and pockets of moisture will support brief cloudiness and showers across the Leeward Islands and [British] Virgin Islands over the next twenty four hours.

February 8th, 2024
UPDATE: Public schools resume today, Thursday

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- After closing yesterday, February 7, 2024, due to inclement weather, public schools in the [British] Virgin Islands resume today, Thursday, February 8, 2024.

February 7th, 2024
DDM forecasts increased showers for today

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- A frontal trough interacting with a deep layered trough will significantly increase the chances for shower and thunderstorm activity across the area during the next 24 hours.

February 6th, 2024
Increased chances for cloudiness & showers across VI from tonight

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Information from the Department of Disaster Management (DDM) is that a dry and stable air mass will continue to persist and restrict shower activity across the area today, February 6, 2024.

January 28th, 2024
Mostly partly sunny skies today but increased chances of showers tonight- DDM

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Relatively stable conditions will prevail across the area today, January 28, 2024, however, by tonight a weak strike will move into the area and gradually increase the chances of rain activity on and around the islands during that time.

November 25th, 2023
High surf advisory in effect for VI

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The Virgin Islands (VI) Department of Disaster Management (DDM) has indicated that a high surf advisory is in effect for the territory today, Saturday, November 25, 2023, however, it remains unclear how long the advisory will last.

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