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Today’s Weather: Fri 16th

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Temperature: 26°C / 79°F
Humidity: 80%
Winds: Easterly at 16 to 23 mph with some gusts mainly in showers.
Seas: Significant wave heights 2.1 to 2.4 metres or 7 to 8 feet. A small craft advisory remains in effect.
Sunset: Today 5:35 pm
Sunrise: Tomorrow 6:16 am
Today’s Forecast (7 am): A low level trough bringing some moisture and instability across the Leeward Islands today will heighten the chance of showers over the islands. Later this evening and tonight a less moist and more stable airmass sitting over the area will restrict shower activity. A tight pressure gradient will also maintain moderate to fresh winds across the region which in turn will make sea conditions somewhat hazardous for small craft operators. Weather Today: Cloudy with…Full Details

Events & Notices

20th November to 21st November 2018: VII Meeting on Public-Private Partnership in Latin America and the Caribbean: Building Resilient Infrastructures in Mexico City.

27th November to 29th November 2018: UNISDR: NV on 2018 Technical Forum-Bonn, Germany.
3rd December to 7th December 2018: RoAid Disaster Risk Reduction Training, Romania.
3rd February to 5th February 2019: World Food Program (WFP) End to End Supply Chain Management Training in Antigua and Barbuda.

Latest News

TROPICAL CYCLONE ALERT STATEMENT

THIS IS FOR THE LEEWARD ISLANDS AND BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS THE TROPICAL DISTURBANCE THAT HAS BEEN TRACKED FOR THE PAST FEW DAYS HAS ENCOUNTERED HOSTILE WEATHER CONDITIONS AND THE CHANCE OF FORMATION HAS BEEN GREATLY REDUCED. NOTWITHSTANDING, SHOWERS – SOME MODERATE TO LOCALLY HEAVY- ARE STILL POSSIBLE OVER THESE ISLANDS DURING THE NEXT…read more

Climate Center

CDPMN Caribbean Drought Bulletin – November 2018

EXCERPT

Though some parts of the Caribbean have been receiving below normal rainfall in the past few months, concerns over short term drought that can impact streams, small rivers and crop performance by the end of January 2019 currently only exist for St. Lucia and northern Bahamas. It is recommended that water resources be monitored in these two countries. However, there is great…review bulletin

Know Your Shelter!

You may need to head to a shelter because of a hazard or disaster. Learn more about shelter locations, managers, capacities, etc. Do you live in St. Paul’s parish? Do you live in St. John’s parish? Do you live in St. James’ parish? Do you live in St. George’s parish? Do you live in St. Thomas’ parish?