8:30 pm position of TS Bertha

8:30 pm position of TS Bertha

TS Bertha is moving into the Caribbean Sea, latest information from the Met Office has shown.

Tropical Storm warning remains in effect for Dominica.

At 8pm, the center of the storm was located near latitude 15.2 north, longitude 61.9 west or about 40 miles to the west south west of Dominica.

Bertha is moving towards the west northwest near 24mph.

On this track, the center of the storm is expected to move away from the Central Lesser Antilles during the next several hours.

Maximum sustained winds are near 50mph.

Bertha is expected to produce tropical storm force winds and rainfall amounts of 1 – 3 inches.

A Tropical Storm warning means that tropical storm conditions are expected somewhere within the warning area.

Residents should continue to exercise extreme caution.