stluciatimes, caribbean, caribbeannews, stlucia, saintlucia, stlucianews, saintlucianews, stluciatimesnews, saintluciatimes, stlucianewsonline, saintlucianewsonline, st lucia news online, stlucia news online, loop news, loopnewsbarbados


loop news st lucia, the loop st lucia, loop st lucia, st lucia loop news online, st lucia news online today, st lucia, st lucia news, stlucia news, st lucia news online, stlucianewsonline, st. lucia news online, st lucia breaking news, stlucianews

Saint Lucians Urged To Be Prepared As Hurricane Season Approaches

- Advertisement -

Amid predictions of an average hurricane season, Saint Lucians have been urged to be prepared and take the necessary precautions.

The 2023 Atlantic Hurricane season officially begins on June 1 and will run until the end of November.

Most early forecasts project an average to below-average season.

Saint Lucia Meteorologist Venantius Descartes explained that the last National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) prediction indicated thirteen named storms, seven hurricanes, and three major hurricanes.

- Advertisement -

Descartes said NOAA would revise the prediction within a week, and the Saint Lucia Meteorological Services awaited the revision.

Regarding downplaying the potential impact of the upcoming hurricane season because of predictions that it would be average, the Meteorologist pointed to expert advice that it takes only one storm to wreak havoc and change people’s lives.

“The prediction may be for low numbers, maybe ten, or high numbers- sixteen or eighteen. But if one strikes you, it can mean disaster,” Descartes warned.

“The advice is to prepare ahead of time and take all necessary precautions,” he told St. Lucia Times.

- Advertisement -
Editorial Staff
Our Editorial Staff at St. Lucia Times is a team publishing news and other articles to over 200,000 regular monthly readers in Saint Lucia and in over 150 other countries worldwide.

Please note that comments are being moderated. When commenting, please remember: 1) be respectful of all, 2) don't make accusations or post anything that is unverified, 3) don't include foul language, 4) limit links, 5) use words not volume, 6) don't add promotional content. Comments that do not meet the above criteria or adhere to our "Commenting Policy" will not be published.



Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here


Subscribe to our St. Lucia Times Newsletter

Get our headlines emailed to you every day.

Share via
%d bloggers like this:
Send this to a friend