Isaac downgraded to tropical storm; residents advised to continue to prepare

Hurricane Isaac was downgraded to a tropical storm at 11:00 pm last night.

The Dominica Meteorological Service announced in its 6:00 am advisory today that at 5 am, Tropical Storm Isaac was located near latitude 14.6 degrees north and longitude 48.1 degrees or about 880 miles east of the Lesser Antilles. The storm continues to move westward at 14 mph with maximum sustained winds down to 70 mph with higher gusts.

According to the advisory, little change in strength is forecast during the next few days and Isaac is expected to pass over or near to Dominica as a strong Tropical Storm, late Thursday into Friday.

By tomorrow, Wednesday, increased cloudiness and shower and thunderstorm activity are anticipated, as a rain band from Isaac affects the Lesser Antilles.

The Met office says a tropical storm watch or warning may be issued for Dominica later today and advises residents  to closely monitor the progress of Isaac and to make all the necessary preparations for the arrival of this system. .

Moderate seas are expected during the next 24 hours with waves peaking up to 5.0ft.

Acccording to the weather outlook, weak instability is expected to affect the area during the today. Coupled with light winds and daytime heating, some cloudiness and localized afternoon showers are possible.

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13 Comments

  1. September 13, 2018

    I feel so happy for Dominica and it’s people the hurricane was downgraded; I pray to God the damages are just a little.

    In any way, I feel happy it is not that disaster as about 53 weeks ago. ?

  2. Ou fou compere
    September 11, 2018

    Under both the UWP & the current Neo repeat Neo-DLP Gov’t, Joseph Issac was projected to be a major individual/politician like his namesake hurricane. both have been downgraded.
    Your views my fellow readers. more so the opposition hit man % ,Robinson in Fl, Barbara on the Neo side and all the other wannabe significants on the local political map. Look at the Aarons( the biggest mouths once upon a time on radio defending the Neos. WHERE ARE THEY NOW? IN THE GOOD OLD NEW YORK,USA. I wonder if his new resume includes advisor to the Neo DLP and non-resident Amb”ass”ador to Caracas,Venezuela.

  3. September 11, 2018

    Stand still and look at the salvation of the LORD at work…
    I noticed that in a previous news flash many of you were complaining about the Prime Minister not being there.He’s a man like anyone of you, can’t change the work of the LORD and further it’s a terrible thing to put your trust in man.He’s in need of help like anyone of us.So stop complaining and look to the LORD rather than to men.Last year you’ll had a cat 5 right now it’s a tropical storm.I know you’ll would rather have nothing but the people of the Carolinas are about to face a cat 4.Thank GOD for what it is especially when it’s beyond your control and leave it up to HIM not Skerrit ..
    GOD takes complaining very serious read the old books in the BIBLE regarding the children of Israel and Moses
    Thank GOD for what it is ..HE knows best…

  4. Daryl joseph
    September 11, 2018

    Stay safe and hopefully there will be little or no damage done by this system. All the best to members and staff of DNO.
    Sincerely

  5. Goat
    September 11, 2018

    Yes!! Told y’all..
    Thank God.

  6. Ibo France
    September 11, 2018

    Have to be fully prepared still. When it is all over, hope most things will remain intact. God knows that the country is in no position to withstand any powerful storm. Good fortune to all.

  7. Love Jesus & Mary
    September 11, 2018

    Thank you Mighty and Mercuful God and our Blessed Mother Mary for your intervention.

    Praise be to Jesus and Mary now and forever!

  8. My homeland in doodoo
    September 11, 2018

    Looking forward to the Roseau central population following the path of The Dominica Meteorological Service and manifest the outsing of Hurricane “Morso Pie” Joseph Issac to rejected politician status .

  9. Ou fou compere
    September 11, 2018

    Joseph Isaac a self decleared nationalist was downgraded to a NO BODY politician upon receiving monetary and other gifts to cross the floor after declearing earlier he was leaving his party and representing the nation as an independent before he got sucked into the CBI syrup trap. Just like the Hurricane his namesake was down graded to a tropical storm as reportedThe Dominica Meteorological Service announced in its 6:00 am advisory today that at 5 am, Tropical Storm Isaac was

  10. Karl Orndem
    September 11, 2018

    too early to know what it will do. it might upgrade suddenly by wednesday to a CAT 3 or 4 or 5. These days it can change in a blink of an eye.

  11. DA Fails
    September 11, 2018

    Good thing unlike Maria this one is moving rather quickly, slow moving hurricanes are absolute disasters. Keep praying for cloudy weather today people, we doh need no hot sun at that time :lol:

  12. FLAT EARTH
    September 11, 2018

    Three storms/hurricanes together/one after the other same as last year. harvey, irma and maria. now we have florence issac and helen. all created by the geo engineers. The m.ass.es are dead asleep and still will not get it. All disasters are man made. All of them. This earth we live on is satanic and is owned, run and controlled by the evil satanic elite. These people have given us false history and a rigged reality. This is weather terrorism. Using the weather as a weapon on humanity. They depopulate the earth, drive people from the homes and lively hoods and take/steal land and profit in billions. Making rain fall is big business.

    Earth is flat.

    • bubbgump
      September 11, 2018

      Your comedy sketches are very funny. Do you write professionally or just here. LOL

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