LOCATION: 15.2 degrees north, 51 degrees west
DISTANCE: ABOUT 909 MILES EAST SOUTH EAST OF THE BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS
MOVEMENT: WEST NEAR 20 MPH
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS: 45 MPH
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE: 1003 MB
The Conservation and Fisheries Department is inviting the public to participate in the 2015 International Coastal Cleanup on Saturday, September 19. Persons can also participate in the clean-up from Thursday, September 17 to Monday, October 5 in the Virgin Islands.
The Ministry of Education and Culture is informing all its Principals and Teachers that the 2015 Professional Day for Educators which was scheduled for Monday, 24th August, 2015, has been postponed until Monday, 31st August, 2015
The Inland Revenue Department is inviting the entire British Virgin Islands community to tune in to the Spotlight programme on JTV Channel 55 with featured guests Commissioner of Inland Revenue, Mrs. Karen Aaron, Deputy Commissioner of the Inland Revenue Department, Mr. Orris Thomas, and Assistant Commissioner Mr. Charles Benjamin.
The Ministry of Communications and Works is informing the public that traffic through the North Coast Road directly in front of the Carrot Bay Methodist church will be diverted on Saturday, August 22, from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
At 5:00 a.m. the centre of Hurricane Danny was located near latitude 13.7 degrees north, longitude 47.4degrees west. Danny is moving towards the west near 10miles per hour (mph) and a track to west to the west-northwest is expected during the next 48 hours.
The Town and Country Planning Department is advising all contractors and developers to secure their construction sites as soon as possible in preparation for Hurricane Danny. The Department of Disaster Management is expecting the hurricane to impact the Virgin Islands early next week with the potential for heavy rain and tropical storm-force winds.