Wednesday, October 5, 2022

Weather

Vigilance Urged As Saint Lucia Braces For Another Wet Week

Saint Lucia is bracing for another wet week after several weather systems dumped rainfall on the Island over the past few days. An inter-topical convergence zone and an upper-level trough have already...

WATCH: NEMO Urges Vigilance Amid Continued Rainfall

Saint Lucia's National Emergency Management Organisation (NEMO) has called on residents to be vigilant amid continued rainfall which the Meteorological Services said is due to an intertropical convergence zone. NEMO's Acting Director...

Inclement Weather Forces Early Closure Of Schools In Saint Lucia

Inclement weather on Thursday forced the early closure of schools in Saint Lucia. The Ministry of Education, Sustainable Development, Innovation, Science, Technology and Vocational Training has informed parents and guardians that based...

Hurricane Ian lashes Cuba As Florida Braces For ‘Major Disaster’

Hurricane Ian has been churning across Cuba as a category three storm with wind speeds of up to 205km/h (125mph). Hundreds of thousands of residents in the west of the island were...

Reports of Land Slippage At The Barre De L’Isle ‘Untrue’

The Department of Infrastructure, Ports, and Transport has denied reports of a land slippage at the Barre de L' Isle. The denial came in a statement on Tuesday morning from Communications Officer...

“I Can’t Even Open My Door!”

Castries resident Deborah James is at her wits' end after experiencing frequent land slippages from the road near her home. The slippages dump soil outside her door at Agard, Morne Du Don. James...

Schools Closed Due To Inclement Weather

Saint Lucia's Ministry of Education has announced the closure of schools on Monday due to inclement weather. "Further advice will be provided in the coming hours," a Ministry statement on Monday morning...

Canada Braces For Hurricane Fiona After A Week Of Lashing Wind And Rain In Caribbean

After lashing parts of Puerto Rico and other Caribbean islands with 140 kilometres-per-hour winds, Hurricane Fiona is expected to make landfall in Canada late Friday and Saturday, the UN said. “Fiona is...

WATCH: NEMO Provides Update On Weather System

The Saint Lucia Meteorological Services has reported that a 'strong tropical wave has moved further South. But Saint Lucia is still expecting winds, rain, thunderstorms and flooding. The Acting Director of the National...

‘Strong Tropical Wave’ Due To Affect Saint Lucia Over Next 24-48 Hours

The Saint Lucia Meteorological Services says a 'strong tropical wave' will pass to the South of Saint Lucia on Wednesday evening into Thursday. The National Emergency Management Organisation (NEMO) said although the...

Saint Lucia Meteorological Services Monitoring Tropical Wave

The Saint Lucia Meteorological Services is monitoring a tropical wave a few hundred miles East of the Lesser Antilles and is urging Saint Lucians to remain vigilant.                     The Met Office expects the...

Motorists Urged To Exercise ‘Extreme Caution’ Due To Land Slippages After Weekend Rain

Heavy weekend rain triggered land slippages in some areas of Saint Lucia, prompting an assessment of the situation by the Department of Infrastructure, Ports, and Transport and a warning to motorists. On...

Fiona Set To Bring Heavy Rain To The Caribbean

Experts expect Tropical Storm Fiona to bring heavy rain to the Caribbean starting Friday night before moving near Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. According to the predictions, Fiona will pass North...

Met Office: Saint Lucia Not Experiencing Record High Temperatures

Despite complaints about the heat and a warning from the Chief Medical Officer to Saint Lucians to protect themselves from heat-related illnesses, the Saint Lucia Meteorological Services says the Island has...

WATCH: Marine Police Commander Urges Citizens To Heed Weather Advisories

The Commander of the Marine Unit of the Royal Saint Lucia Police Force (RSLPF), Kentry Frederick, has urged citizens to heed weather advisories. On Sunday, the body of a Vieux Fort man...

Flood Alert Issued For Saint Lucia

A strong tropical wave located a few hundred miles east-southeast of Saint Lucia is moving slowly westward near 11 mph /18 km/h. Environmental conditions do not appear conducive for additional development. The...

Saint Lucia Bracing For Inclement Weather

Saint Lucia is bracing for inclement weather due to a tropical wave a few hundred miles East of the Islands. The Director of the Saint Lucia Meteorological Services Andre Joyeux told St Lucia...

Hungary’s Weather Chief Sacked Over Wrong Forecast

Hungary's top two weather experts have been fired over a mistaken weather forecast that sparked political uproar. What had been billed "Europe's biggest fireworks display" had been organised for Saturday evening to...

Heat, Drought & Wildfires During One Of The Warmest Julys On Record

Amidst extreme heat, drought and wildfires, many parts of the world had just experienced one of three warmest Julys on record, the UN weather agency said on Tuesday. According to the World...

Saint Lucia Monitoring Tropical Wave With ‘Low Chance’ Of Development

Saint Lucia is monitoring a tropical wave that meteorologists say has a 'low chance' of developing into a tropical depression within the next five days. According to the 6:00 pm weather report...

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