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NDMD urging public to be prepared as Hurricane Beryl heads to island chain

Hurricane Beryl, the second named system for the 2018 Atlantic Hurricane Season is heading toward the island chain and Mr. Brian Dyer, Director of the Nevis Disaster Management Department (NDMD), is urging persons to be prepared for possible effects from the storm if it continues on its current track.Mr. Dyer told the Department of Information on July 06, 2018, that at 11 a.m. the hurricane was located at Latitude 10.7? north; Longitude 45.6?.

“It is forecast to strengthen into a Category 2 hurricane as it approaches the islands. It is also forecast to weaken a bit as it approaches the islands and enters an area with strong wind shear and dry conditions but that is after it crosses into the Caribbean Sea.

 

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