Friday 14 August, 2020

Tropical Warnings issued for potential Tropical Cyclone Nine

Source: NHC

Source: NHC

Tropical Storm warnings are now in effect for several islands in the Caribbean.  

The National Hurricane Center in the US (NHC) has initiated advisories on Potential Tropical Cyclone Nine which is located about 400 miles east of the Windward Islands.  

The NHC’s advisory number one states the following:  

  • A Tropical Storm warning is in effect for Puerto Rico including Vieques and Culebra and the US Virgin Islands.  

  • The Government of Antigua has issued a Tropical Storm Warning for Antigua, Barbuda and the British Virgin Islands, Montserrat, St Kitts and Nevis.  

  • The government of France has issued a Tropical Storm Warning for Guadeloupe, Martinique and St Martin.  

  • The government of the Netherlands has issued a Tropical Storm Warning for Saba and St Eustatius.  

  • The government of St Maartin has issued a Tropical Storm warning for St Maartin.  

The NHC says interests elsewhere in the Leeward Islands and Hispaniola should monitor the progress of this system  

A Tropical Storm Warning means that Tropical Storm conditions are expected somewhere within the warning area within 36 hours.  

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