BVI News

Category: Weather/Natural Disaster

Don’t become too relaxed!

Don’t become too relaxed!

The hurricane season officially started yesterday (June 1) amid appeals for persons in the British Virgin Islands to be prepared, and to resist the temptation to become complacent. Director at the Department of Disaster Management (DDM) Sharleen DaBreo noted that […]

by / on June 2, 2017 at 7:28 AM /
Gov’t announces return of  Sargassum Seaweed

Gov’t announces return of Sargassum Seaweed

The government has announced that the seasonal floating weed, known as Sargassum Seaweed, has returned and has “increased in indefinite amounts”. The floating brown seaweed is a marine algae that originates from the Sargasso Sea, which is a region in […]

by / on May 10, 2017 at 8:00 AM /
BVI notes changes in weather patterns

BVI notes changes in weather patterns

Government Information Service – The Department of Disaster Management (DDM) has noted changes in weather patterns across the Territory when compared to historical data. According to data published on the World Bank Group Climate Change Knowledge Portal, the average temperatures […]

by / on March 10, 2017 at 6:17 AM /