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Tropical Storm Humberto Brings Strong Winds, Heavy Rain To Bahamas

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Parts of the Bahamas already devastated recently by Hurricane Dorian were affected Saturday by strong winds and heavy rainfall associated with Tropical Storm Humberto. Forecasters say Humberto is likely to...

Dorian Batters The Bahamas As A Category Five Hurricane

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Hurricane Dorian has made landfall in the north-west Bahamas as a powerful category five storm with sustained winds of up to 180mph (285km/h). The "extremely dangerous" storm is the strongest...

Tropical Depression Forms South East of Lesser Antilles

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National Hurricane Center (NHC): At 1100 AM AST (1500 UTC), the center of newly formed Tropical Depression Five was located near latitude 10.4 North, longitude 47.9 West. The depression...

Jerry Becomes A Hurricane, Forecast To Pass North Of Leeward Islands

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Tropical storm Jerry has become a hurricane with forecasters warning of likely life-threatening surf and rip current conditions for portions of the northern Leeward Islands by Thursday afternoon. The US...

Saint Lucia, CDEMA Review National Shutdown Policy

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Press Release:- Saint Lucia’s National Shutdown Policy was last reviewed in 2011. The country is currently in the process of reviewing that policy document with the help of the Caribbean...

Dorian Brings Unprecedented Devastation To The Bahamas

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Hurricane Dorian appears to have caused "unprecedented" devastation in the Bahamas, the country's leader says. The storm, the second-strongest Atlantic hurricane on record, remains "extremely dangerous", said Prime Minister Hubert...

Former Saint Lucia Diplomat Launches People’s Distress Fund

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Former Saint Lucia diplomat Peter Lansiquot has  launched a People's Distress Fund in the aftermath of the recent Wilton's Yard fire. "I am starting the fund with $5,000 and the...

NEMO Urges Residents To Be Prepared For Earthquakes

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Press Release:- The University of the West Indies Seismic Research Centre (UWI-SRC) has informed of a magnitude 5.2 earthquake which occurred near Dominica, at 10:01 a.m. on Jan. 8, 2020. The...

Disaster Vulnerability Reduction Project Conducts Site Visit To Dennery

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On August 26, 2019, as Tropical Storm Dorian loomed, the DVRP team and representatives from TEAMS Inc., a local engineering consultancy, led a group of contractors on a site...

PM Says Three Major Hotels To Close Amid Coronavirus Crisis

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Prime Minister Allen Chastanet has announced that three major hotels are to close amid the current global Coronavirus crisis. Saint Lucia recently confirmed that it has recorded two 'imported' cases...