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Thunderstorms, possible flooding forecast this week — DDM

The British Virgin Islands is being told to brace for a ‘sharp increase in showers and thunderstorms’ beginning Thursday, May 3.

The Department of Disaster Management (DDM) issued the warning on Wednesday.

It said these weather patterns are expected to continue into the weekend.

“For Friday, scattered to numerous showers with thunderstorms are forecast to affect the region, some of which can affect the territory into Saturday and Sunday,” the DDM said.

The disaster department added: “As showers are expected to be numerous there is a possibility of flooding. Residents are encouraged to take the necessary precautions to safeguard life and property.”


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  1. Eagle eye says:

    Here we go again

  2. Optimist says:

    At least we’re all fixed up after last year’s weather events so we should be in good shape to withstand this.

    • Lord says:

      No for me nothing has been done on my place hope I don’t get to much water, but still got to pull out that big money.

  3. Oh My says:

    Since the hurricane the purcell ghut has not been cleaned much-less looked at you can see the zink in the ghut among other things…..I do hope the people in that area paying attention. if we do get the rain that been predicting.

    • devon says:

      Since the hurricane hardly any drainage works or clearance has been done…. if we get much rain the usual areas will be flooded again !

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