There will be no school on Monday as Hurricane Maria approaches Dominica.

Prime Minister, Roosevelt Skerrit, on Sunday that all government business will be closed, except essential services.

He advised the private sector to close all businesses also.

He said the government has a responsibility to protect citizens.

Shelter managers have been activated.

He warned Dominicans not to take Hurricane Maria lightly

“We have to treat all storm with the same level of preparedness,” he said.