The Hurricane Watch has been discontinued for St. Lucia however tropical storm watches and warnings remains in place for other countries.
Dominica has been added to the list of countries under tropical storm watch. Summary of Tropical Storm Watches and Warnings
Persons in the British Virgin Islands should continue to monitor the progress of Tropical Storm Dorian and be ready to respond to any watches or warnings that may be issued.
Information Officers from throughout the Public Service met at the Department of Disaster Management (DDM) for the past two days to undergo training in Crisis Communication.
Chief Information Officer, Ms. Desiree Smith is photographed as she was presented a VHF radio from Emergency Communications Manager at the Department of Disaster Management, Mr. Jasen Penn.
Eighteen persons have now completed the first in a series of VHF Radio Courses planned for 2019.
The BVI Amateur Radio League recently received new radio equipment to boost its operations and the service it provides to the Territory in the event of an emergency.
Land owners with property along the Nibbs Ghut in Sea Cows Bay have been holding discussions on the installation of sedimentation traps along the ghut to reduce the extent of the flooding that affects the community.
The Virgin Islands VHF Emergency Network is being strengthened with improved transmission capabilities and 75 new VHF handsets ahead of the height of the Atlantic Hurricane Season.
Officers from the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force, BVI Fire and Rescue Services and other critical departments completed the DARTdrones’ Basic Flight Training for Disaster Response course today.