WEATHER UPDATE: Irma a category three hurricane

 

At 11:00 am, category three Hurricane Irma was located near latitude 18.5 degrees north and longitude 37.8 degrees west or about 1,580 miles east of the Lesser Antilles and moving west north west near 13mph with maximum sustained winds near 110 mph.

The center of the system is projected to move just northeast of the area by Tuesday into Wednesday of next week.

Interests in Dominica are advised to monitor the progress of this system and to make all the necessary preparations as Irma continues to move towards the Lesser Antilles.

Meanwhile, weak unstable conditions due to the presence of a tropical wave and a weak trough are expected to result in occasional cloudiness and scattered showers across the island chain during the next 24 hours.

Slight to moderate seas are expected during the next 24 to 48 hours with waves peaking near 5.0 feet.

Disclaimer: The comments on this page do not necessarily reflect the views of DominicaNewsOnline.com/Duravision Inc. All comments are approved by DominicaNewsOnline.com before they are posted. We never censor based on political or ideological points of view, but we do try to maintain a sensible balance between free speech and responsible moderating.

We will delete comments that:

  • violate or infringe the rights of any person, are defamatory or harassing or include personal attacks
  • are abusive, profane or offensive
  • contain material which violates or encourages others to violate any applicable law
  • promote hatred of any kind
  • refer to people arrested or charged with a crime as though they had been found guilty
  • contain links to "chain letters", pornographic or obscene movies or graphic images
  • are excessively long and off-message

See our full comment/user policy/agreement.

6 Comments

  1. hensin
    September 1, 2017

    That will have time die before next week

  2. The Evangelist
    September 1, 2017

    I realize you getting a lot of thumbs down but don’t worry because when Noah was telling them about the flood that was coming, they mocked him, laughed at him, and kept right on enjoying life until they were all swept by the flood, except for Noah and his family. I also want to inform us that behind Irma there is another one forming according to CNN. So continue with life as usual and pay no attention to the bigger picture that hides behind all storms

  3. Daryl joseph
    September 1, 2017

    Stay safe all, hopefully there a change in direction

  4. Ibo France
    September 1, 2017

    An ominous monster storm indeed. I fervently hope that somehow it will divert from its present path and our islands would not be directly impacted. Let’s all bruise our knees in prayer.

  5. Dominican Passport
    September 1, 2017

    The rapture continues :-? :-? Brace yourselves :arrow: :-o :!:

    • Dominican Passport
      September 1, 2017

      Dominicans can vex if they want God doesn’t sleep, no bad deed goes unpunished, y’all have to pay the price smh :lol: :twisted: :twisted:

Post a Reply to hensin Cancel Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

:) :-D :wink: :( 8-O :lol: :-| :cry: 8) :-? :-P :-x :?: :oops: :twisted: :mrgreen: more »

 characters available