Hurricane Warning issued for St Lucia

A hurricane warning has been issued St Lucia.

At 8:00am Monday, Maria was located 85 miles East of Martinique with maximum sustained winds of 110mph.

Maria is moving toward the west-northwest near 12 mph, and this motion with a decrease in forward speed is expected through Tuesday night

Maria is currently a Category 2 hurricane on the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale.Β  Additional rapid strengthening is forecast during the next 48 hours, and Maria is expected to become a dangerous major hurricane before it moves through the Leeward Islands, according to the National Hurricane Centre.

According to the St Lucia Met. Services, outerbands of Maria are expected to produce heavy showers, gusty winds and thunderstorms over St Lucia today.

Local forecasters are predicting waves and sea swells ten to fourteen feet for the next 24 to 36 hours.

Small craft operators and fishermen are strongly advised to remain in port and residents are advised to stay away from the beaches.

Residents in areas prone to flooding and landslides are advised to exercise vigilance.

29 Comments

  1. angelic
    September 18, 2017 at 9:21 am Reply

    what will become of st .lucia
    when will it stop
    do we have to bring pets inside
    what do we do

    1. Anonymous
      September 18, 2017 at 9:30 am Reply

      you can start by shutting your arse. If by now you don’t know what to do in a hurricane you can go play in the sea now.

      1. Good laugh
        September 18, 2017 at 9:37 am

        Lmao!!! Ikr

      2. Anonymous
        September 18, 2017 at 9:44 am

        Lmfao!

      3. Anonymous
        September 18, 2017 at 9:46 am

        Lol

      4. A Ben bon
        September 18, 2017 at 9:52 am

        hahahaha @ Anonymous. People just continue to amaze me. Common sense too play a big role as to what one should do in preparation for these types of weather systems. Lol lolπŸ˜…πŸ˜…πŸ˜…πŸ˜…. No…. leave the pets outside πŸ˜…πŸ˜…πŸ˜…

      5. Anonymous
        September 18, 2017 at 10:07 am

        ha, ha. ha…..

      6. Anonymous
        September 18, 2017 at 10:10 am

        Lolololol πŸ˜‚ Good answer

      7. Both Sides
        September 18, 2017 at 10:11 am

        Well said! !!! Lmao

      8. anon
        September 18, 2017 at 10:36 am

        Top-notch retort to a nonsensical barb!…lol

      9. Anonymous
        September 18, 2017 at 10:48 am

        ha ha ha…good one

      10. Anonymous
        September 18, 2017 at 11:25 am

        Wish I had a like button for that response

    2. Anonymous
      September 18, 2017 at 10:43 am Reply

      New Testament Verse of the Day:
      And they will see his face, and his name will be written on their foreheads.

      – Revelation 22: 4

  2. Chupz
    September 18, 2017 at 9:48 am Reply

    Smh no need for the IGNORANCE! You didn’t win a Gold Medal for saying that!

  3. Anonymous
    September 18, 2017 at 9:53 am Reply

    god protect us all shield st.Lucia and the other islands amen

    1. He can't
      September 18, 2017 at 10:25 am Reply

      Yes Lord just like u did for irma… Wait

  4. I never knock it urh but i sock it already
    September 18, 2017 at 10:01 am Reply

    Yeah boy no skool more weed to smoke

    1. Anonymous
      September 18, 2017 at 10:12 am Reply

      Really?lol

    2. Concerned citizen
      September 18, 2017 at 10:32 am Reply

      Some people are so pathetic..Like seriously.. Whereas you should be on your knees praying about this.. You’re here talking celebrating and talking about smoking weed..You fail to realize..#Nolife#Nosmoking..Ask God to preserve your life..

  5. Anonymous
    September 18, 2017 at 10:13 am Reply

    some of url jus too mad and too sick.

  6. Michael
    September 18, 2017 at 10:52 am Reply

    This is cause of Alan Chasnet he invited her to our island !

  7. Smh
    September 18, 2017 at 11:06 am Reply

    Michael. Its because of ur mother nd father who put u on this earth. Not Allen chasnet.

  8. Anonymous
    September 18, 2017 at 11:42 am Reply

    Please it’s not a joke but the comments have me😁😁😁😁😁😁😁.st Lucians are so πŸ˜‚

  9. Anonymous
    September 18, 2017 at 11:51 am Reply

    it’s okay take your pet for walk today,snake speaking for saten you won’t die eat that Apple.what planet do you originally come from?

  10. 666 - No Political Affiliation.
    September 18, 2017 at 12:28 pm Reply

    The Hail Mary is the most powerful prayer ever, and it’d be most fitting for hurricane Maria. Take cover, it’s category 3 already.

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  12. Anonymous
    September 18, 2017 at 5:41 pm Reply

    When will the airport reopen?

  13. ally
    September 18, 2017 at 6:25 pm Reply

    Comment:let’s stop playing childish games and get indoors. those who don’t heed can stay outside but woe be unto them for being brainless

  14. Anonymous
    September 18, 2017 at 10:23 pm Reply

    Dear God Almighty and give glory to Him for the hour of His judgement is to come and Worship him that made Heaven the Earth the Sea and fountain of waters.

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