Residents are being advised that the British Virgin Islands might experience effects from a tropical wave tonight.
The Department of Disaster Management (DDM) made the announcement in a media relaease today, October 24.
The territory has been experiencing relatively continuous rainfall during what weather officials describe as a very active hurricane season.
So far this season, the territory has experience three major weather events — a tropical storm in August, and two catergory 5 hurricanes last month.
Here is the full media release from the DDM:
A tropical wave will interact with an upper level trough to increase the chance of showers over the islands tonight. Today’s weather will be partly cloudy with a 20 percent or slight chance of showers.
Tonight, the weather will be partly cloudy with a 40 percent or moderate chance of showers.
Winds: East at six to eight knots over land and up to 10 knots over open waters.
Seas: Slight waves of three to four feet.
Atmospheric Pressure: Near normal
Sunset today: 5:50pm
Sunrise tomorrow: 6:15am
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