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.
The Trade and Consumer Affairs Department is inviting persons to nominate a business that has shown outstanding service delivery and products, as nominations are now being accepted for the September Business of the Month.
The Government of the Virgin Islands congratulates Mi Amor Jewellers as the winner of the August Business of the Month. Operated by Chief Executive Officer, Ms. Eileen Bourke, Mi Amor Jewellers opened its doors in response to the overwhelming need for affordable jewelry and watches in the local market following the closure of Colombian Emeralds International.
The Ministry of Education and Culture is informing the public that all new and transfer primary students must report to their respective schools for registration and orientation from 9:00 a.m. to noon on Thursday, September 3.
The Ministry of Education and Culture is informing all parents who have children entering the Enid Scatliffe Pre-Primary School for the first time in September that the Principal will be registering these students on Friday, August 21, at the school from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
The Ministry of Communications and Works is informing the public that the MacNamara Road will be closed for approximately six days beginning Thursday, August 20, between the hours of 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.