The weather system named Kirk has downgraded from a tropical storm to a tropical depression and is expected to pass a considerable distance away from the BVI late this week.
Kirk expected to pass south of the BVI on Friday, the Department of Disaster Management (DDM) said in its latest weather update Monday morning.
“Tropical storm force winds will likely be limited very near to the centre with thunderstorms embedded in the rain bands. The storm should have minimal effect on the territory based on current projections,” the DDM said.
Tropical Depression Kirk is said to be moving northwesterly at 23 miles per hour and has wind speeds of 35 miles per hour.
Another tropical depression was lurking in the area as recently as Sunday, September 23 but forecasters said they are no longer tracking that weather system because it has dissipated.
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