Acting Director of the Department of Disaster Management (DDM), Mr. Jasen Penn has said that the Virgin Islands should stay vigilant in its monitoring of conditions as the coming months are expected to bring continuous weather disturbances to the Atlantic basin.
The Department of Disaster Management (DDM)’s Acting Director Mr. Jasen Penn is urging all BVI residents to complete their seasonal preparedness activities as the region moves into the peak of the Atlantic Hurricane Season with two potential systems brewing in the Atlantic basin.
Acting Director of the Department of Disaster Management (DDM) Mr. Jasen Penn is reminding BVI residents to Be Ready for the possibility of a tropical storm or hurricane following the increase in the number of expected named storms for this season from 18 to 20.
The public is notified that the installation of piles to support the new National Emergency Operations Centre is expected to begin on Wednesday, June 23. This phase of works is anticipated to last approximately ten days and will take place between the hours of 7:30 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.