Tropical Storm Bret Forms in the Atlantic

Tropical Storm Bret has formed in the central Atlantic Ocean and is expected to bring heavy rain and gusty winds to the southern Windward Islands Monday night into early Tuesday, forecasters say.

The Storm is currently more than 100 miles southeast of Trinidad, moving swiftly toward the west-northwest.

Bret is moving toward the west-northwest near 30 mph (48 km/h) and is expected to continue at a slightly slower speed over the next 48 hours, according to the National Hurricane Centre in Miami.

Tropical storm warnings have been issued for Trinidad, Tobago, Grenada and Venezuela.

A tropical storm watch is in effect for Aruba, Bonaire and Curacao.

Forecasters says heavy rain, locally gusty winds and increased seas are expected to be the main threats in the Windward Islands from this tropical storm Monday night into Tuesday.

Persons with marine interests in St Lucia are strongly advised to exercise extreme caution.

Local forecasters say waves and swells associated with this system, can cause the seas to become rough.

Residents are advised to remain vigilant and continue to listen to all reports that are issued by the St Lucia Meteorological Service or the National Emergency Management Organization.



  1. Anonymous
    June 19, 2017 at 7:12 pm

    I don’t like hearing them stuff

  2. Anonymous
    June 19, 2017 at 7:25 pm

    Me neither God help thee islands.

  3. Anonymous
    June 19, 2017 at 7:38 pm

    Don’t run scared. The storm is at 9.4 St. Lucia is at 13. There is alot of space between 13 and 9

  4. Anonymous
    June 19, 2017 at 7:46 pm

    God never give us what we cannot take, he no what is best for us , no matter how bad it’s get he no what’s best for us.

  5. Anonymous
    June 19, 2017 at 8:52 pm


  6. Anonymous
    June 20, 2017 at 11:14 am

    Stay safe my Lucians! Thinking of you. Canada.

  7. Denise
    July 18, 2017 at 4:23 pm

    B safe everyone …at this time all the island should b cautious…st lucia at Vincent Trinidad and Grenada …b sure to have enough drinking water …secure your windows and doors mist important your top roof……….God bless every one. Amen