BVI Urged To Prepare As Hurricane Season Heats Up

Thursday, 5 August 2021 - 8:37pm

The Department of Disaster Management (DDM)’s  Acting Director Mr. Jasen Penn is urging all BVI residents to complete their seasonal preparedness activities as the region moves into the peak of the Atlantic Hurricane Season with two potential systems brewing in the Atlantic basin.

Forecasters Continue To Predict Active Hurricane Season

Monday, 12 July 2021 - 3:56pm

Acting Director of the Department of Disaster Management (DDM) Mr. Jasen Penn is reminding BVI residents to Be Ready for the possibility of a tropical storm or hurricane following the increase in the number of expected named storms for this season from 18 to 20.

Statement by Premier Fahie On Tropical Storm Elsa

Thursday, 1 July 2021 - 3:44pm

Good day and GOD’s blessings to all in the Virgin Islands.

This morning, July 1, 2021, the fifth named storm of the year, Tropical Storm Elsa, formed east of the Caribbean.

Statement from His Excellency the Governor John J. Rankin Regarding the Formation of Tropical Storm Elsa

Thursday, 1 July 2021 - 3:35pm

Good day to all.

Hurricane season is upon us, with the fifth named storm of 2021 - Tropical Storm Elsa, which developed in the early hours of July 1.

Government Agencies Prepare For 2021 Hurricane Season

Thursday, 24 June 2021 - 4:53pm

The 2021 Atlantic Hurricane Season is expected to be active and Government agencies in the Virgin Islands continue to make preparations to Be Ready and Stay Ready.

McNamara Pile Work Set To Begin On Wednesday

Monday, 21 June 2021 - 2:50pm

The public is notified that the installation of piles to support the new National Emergency Operations Centre is expected to begin on Wednesday, June 23. This phase of works is anticipated to last approximately ten days and will take place between the hours of 7:30 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.

Disaster Management Council To Review Hurricane Readiness

Thursday, 17 June 2021 - 1:49pm

The National Disaster Management Council (NDMC), is set to meet virtually on Friday, June 18, to discuss Territorial hurricane readiness and consider strategic steps to finalise seasonal preparedness for the Territory.

Forecasters Predict Active Hurricane Season

Tuesday, 8 June 2021 - 10:15am

The Department of Disaster Management (DDM) is encouraging residents to do their part to be ready for hurricanes and other hazards this storm season.

Experts are warning of another active Atlantic Hurricane Season with seventeen named storms, including eight hurricanes expected in the Atlantic basin during the 2021 Atlantic Hurricane Season.

Message From Acting Premier, Dr. The Honourable Natalio D. Wheatley On The 2021 Atlantic Hurricane Season

Tuesday, 1 June 2021 - 4:05pm

The Atlantic Hurricane Season is once again upon the region, bringing with it a heightened risk of tropical storms. This year, as has become common in recent years, the first named storm formed before the June 1 beginning of the designated season.

Message From Governor Rankin On The 2021 Atlantic Hurricane Season

Tuesday, 1 June 2021 - 3:52pm

As the 2021 Atlantic Hurricane Season gets underway, I would like to join the Premier, the Department of Disaster Management and our regional partners in encouraging the people of the Virgin Islands to Work Together to Be Ready and Stay Ready for storms and other hazards.