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WEATHER UPDATE: Flood watch for Dominica discontinued

WEATHER UPDATE: Flood watch for Dominica discontinued

September 9, 2017 | Comments: 0

At 5 AM , the center of Hurricane Jose was located near latitude 17.5 North, longitude 60.3 West or about 150 miles north northeast of Dominica. Jose is now at its ...

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Flood Watch issued for Dominica from 8:00 pm

Flood Watch issued for Dominica from 8:00 pm

September 8, 2017 | Comments: 2

A Flood Watch has been issued for Dominica from 8:00 this evening to 5:00 am on Saturday as Hurricane Jose approaches the Leeward Islands. A Flood Watch means ...

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NTRC’s Internet of Things project wins FRIDA Award for Digital Innovation

NTRC’s Internet of Things project wins FRIDA Award for Digital Innovation

September 8, 2017 | Comments: 2

Schools’ Internet of Things Weather Monitoring Station emerged winner of this year’s FRIDA Award in the technical category – Innovation for Internet ...

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Catholic community in solidarity with Irma-affected island

Catholic community in solidarity with Irma-affected island

September 8, 2017 | Comments: 3

EDITOR’S NOTE: Below is a statement by Bishop of the Diocese of Roseau on the passage Hurricane Irma. The Catholic community of the Diocese of Roseau stands in ...

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Plans in place to identify teachers for further studies in special education

Plans in place to identify teachers for further studies in special education

September 8, 2017 | Comments: 7

Education Minister Petter Saint Jean has announced that the Ministry of Education has put plans in place to help identify teachers who are most suitable for further ...

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Jose now a Category 4 hurricane

Jose now a Category 4 hurricane

September 8, 2017 | Comments: 1

Hurricane Jose has been upgraded to a Category 4 storm. At 11:00 am, Jose was located near latitude 16.3 degrees north and longitude 57.1 degrees west or about 415 ...

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DOWASCO makes effort to restore water to several communities

DOWASCO makes effort to restore water to several communities

September 8, 2017 | Comments: 5

Public Relations Officer of the Dominica Water and Sewage Company (DOWASCO), Edward Registe, has stated that all efforts are being made by the company to restore ...

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USVI reports damage from Hurricane Irma

USVI reports damage from Hurricane Irma

September 8, 2017 | Comments: 5

UNITED STATES VIRGIN ISLANDS (September 8, 2017) – The U.S. Virgin Islands Department of Tourism has advised that full assessment on the impact of Hurricane ...

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Antigua opens for business after brush with Irma; relief underway in Barbuda

Antigua opens for business after brush with Irma; relief underway in Barbuda

September 8, 2017 | Comments: 3

Antigua is open for business as normal activity returned after a brushing from Hurricane Irma. International Airport opened for all flights on Thursday, September 7 ...

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Venezuela sends aid to Hurricane Irma-struck Antigua and Barbuda

Venezuela sends aid to Hurricane Irma-struck Antigua and Barbuda

September 8, 2017 | Comments: 17

Amid the destruction and devastation of Category 5-ranked Hurricane Irma, Venezuela is sending over 10 tons of supplies to the Caribbean islands of Antigua and ...

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State of Emergency declared on Barbuda

State of Emergency declared on Barbuda

September 8, 2017 | Comments: 0

The Government of Antigua and Barbuda on Thursday imposed a State of Emergency on Barbuda and a Voluntary Evacuation Order. Cabinet decided, in light of the ...

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Hurricane Irma Caribbean roundup

Hurricane Irma Caribbean roundup

September 8, 2017 | Comments: 2

Hurricane Irma has had a major impact on a number of Caribbean countries in the northern Leeward Islands and the northern Caribbean and continues to threaten several ...

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Mexico’s strongest quake in century strikes off southern coast

Mexico’s strongest quake in century strikes off southern coast

September 8, 2017 | Comments: 1

An earthquake described by Mexico’s president as the country’s strongest in a century has struck off the southern coast, killing at least 27 people. The ...

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Hurricane Jose update

Hurricane Jose update

September 8, 2017 | Comments: 0

The Dominica Meteorological Services is monitoring the progress of Hurricane Jose which at 5:00 am was centered near latitude 16.0 °N, longitude 55.3°W or about ...

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Dominicans in St. Martin safe and getting ready for Hurricane Jose

Dominicans in St. Martin safe and getting ready for Hurricane Jose

September 8, 2017 | Comments: 4

Dominicans living in St. Martin have weathered the fury of Hurricane Irma and are safe, however, they are bracing themselves to face Hurricane Jose. This is ...

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WEATHER UPDATE: Hurricane Jose intensifies to Category 3

WEATHER UPDATE: Hurricane Jose intensifies to Category 3

September 7, 2017 | Comments: 1

At 5 pm, Jose intensified to a Category 3 hurricane near latitude 15.5 degrees north and longitude 52.4 degrees west or about 590 miles east of the Lesser Antilles. ...

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Residents evacuate Barbuda

Residents evacuate Barbuda

September 7, 2017 | Comments: 5

Residents of Barbuda are currently being evacuated in the wake of Hurricane Irma, given the fact that the island is being threatened by yet another storm: Hurricane ...

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Work of elderly should be highlighted Senator Benoit says

Work of elderly should be highlighted Senator Benoit says

September 7, 2017 | Comments: 14

Senator Jahisiah Benoit, in a recent statement, said that the work of the elderly should be highlighted since it is fundamentally important to the sustainable ...

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Letang blames trade unions for delay in forming Trade Union Congress

Letang blames trade unions for delay in forming Trade Union Congress

September 7, 2017 | Comments: 6

General Secretary of the Dominica Public Service Union (DPSU), Thomas Letang, is putting the blame on other trade unions for their lack of timeliness and seriousness ...

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Relief underway for hurricane-ravaged Barbuda

Relief underway for hurricane-ravaged Barbuda

September 7, 2017 | Comments: 1

Relief efforts are currently underway in Barbuda with reports of at least one boat with relief supplies reaching the hurricane-ravaged island by now. Earlier on ...

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ODM calls for preparedness as Hurricane Jose nears Leeward Islands

ODM calls for preparedness as Hurricane Jose nears Leeward Islands

September 7, 2017 | Comments: 4

The Office of Disaster Management (ODM) is calling on residents to maintain their high level of preparedness in light of Hurricane Jose which is nearing the Leeward ...

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Advisory on Hurricane Jose

Advisory on Hurricane Jose

September 7, 2017 | Comments: 0

Weather Advisory issued at 11:00 am by the Meteorological Service. Jose is expected to become a major hurricane by Friday and watches were issued for the Northern ...

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