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2 a.m. Update: Tropical Storm Dorian continues progression towards Barbados

At 2:00 a .m. Tropical Storm “Dorian” was centered near 11.8N, 55.8W or about 270 miles (375 km) east-southeast of Barbados. Maximum sustained winds are n ear 50 mph (85km/h), with tropical-storm-force winds extending outward up to 45 miles (75 km) from the center. The minimum central pressure is 1003mb (29.62 inches). The system continues […]

UPDATE: Notice to police officers

The Royal Barbados Police Force is advising that due to the impending passage of Tropical Storm Dorian, all police 0fficers currently scheduled to work the 10 p.m. to 7 a.m. shift on Monday are now instructed to report for duty at their respective stations and formations at 4 p.m. on Monday. All persons on Local […]

Juvenile Liaison Scheme Camp Closed Monday

The Juvenile Liaison Scheme of the Royal Barbados Police Force advises parents and guardians of children attending the Juvenile Liaison Scheme Summer Camp at The St Michael School that due to the impending weather, there will be no camp on Monday, August 26. Parents will be informed of the date for the resumption of camp. […]

11 p.m. Advisory: Tropical Storm Dorian

A Tropical Storm Warning remains in effect for Barbados. A Tropical Storm Warning means that tropical storm conditions are imminent within the warning area, generally within 36 hours. Tropical Storm Dorian continues its progression towards the island. At 11 p.m. Tropical Storm Dorian was centered near 11.7N 55.3W or about 300 miles (485 km) east-southeast […]

Closure of Out-Patient Clinics at Queen Elizabeth Hospital

The public is kindly asked to note that due to the passage of Tropical Storm Dorian, all Out-Patients’ Clinics at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital will be closed on Monday, August 26; Tuesday, August 27; and Wednesday, August 28, 2019. Patients affected by the closure will be contacted by the Medical Records Department to facilitate the […]

Be on your best behavior Barbadians warned

Law enforcement agencies will not be taking lightly Barbadians who disregard Government’s Monday midday national shutdown, in preparation for the passage of Tropical Storm Dorian. Commissioner of Police, Tyrone Griffith backed by Prime Minister Mia Mottley told Sunday’s press conference at Government Headquarters that emergency forces will be on high alert for at least the […]

Barbados remains under Tropical Storm Warning

At 5 p.m. Tropical Storm Dorian was centered near 11.5N 54.2W or about 375 miles (605 km) east-southeast of Barbados. Maximum sustained winds are n o w near 50 mph (85km/h), with tropical-storm-force winds extending outward up to 35 miles (55 km) from the center. The minimum central pressure is 1003mb (29.62 inches). The system […]

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Tropical Storm Dorian disrupts some LIAT flights

LIAT is advising passengers that due to the passage of Tropical Storm Dorian, several destinations within its network will be affected. Several flights have been cancelled for Monday, the airline said in a statement. These include: LI 756 from St. Lucia to Barbados LI 512 from Ogle, Guyana to Barbados LI 512 from Barbados to […]

Be prepared

Prime Minister Mia Mottley has urged Barbadians to begin immediately to “plan for the worst” and hope, pray and protect themselves as Tropical Storm Dorian approaches the island. While making it clear there was no need for panic, Mottley warned that Barbadians should not take any chances. “Whatever you can do today, do today because […]

NOTICE: Meeting of District Emergency Organisations

All members of District Emergency Organisations are asked to attend a meeting at the Department of Emergency Management. The meeting will be held at the DEO’s office at #30 Warrens Industrial Park, St. Michael, today, Sunday, August 25, at 4 p.m. (DEM/BGIS)

Notice for all police officers

All Police Officers of the Royal Barbados Police Force who are currently or expected to be on Day-Off Leave, Off-Duty Leave or Local Vacation Leave are advised to monitor the progression of Tropical Storm Dorian by all forms of media available to them. They should make the necessary preparations in the event that they are […]

URGENT NOTICE: Shelter Wardens

All shelter wardens are requested to attend a meeting at the Ministry of Education, Technological and Vocational Training, Constitution Road, St Michael, today, Sunday, August 25. The meeting will take place at 5 p.m.

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PM to hold press conference on Tropical Storm Dorian

Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley will hold a press conference shortly on Tropical Storm Dorian. The press conference will be held at Government Headquarters, Bay Street, St Michael, at 12.30 p.m. It comes as the Government issues a Tropical Storm Warning for the island. At 11 a.m., the center of Tropical Storm Dorian was located […]

Tropical Storm Warning issued for Barbados

The Government of Barbados has issued a Tropical Storm Warning for Barbados and a Tropical Storm Watch for St. Vincent and the Grenadines. The Government of St. Lucia has issued a Tropical Storm Watch for St. Lucia. A Tropical Storm Warning means that tropical storm conditions are expected somewhere within the warning area within 36 […]

Residents urged to monitor tropical storm

Residents across Barbados have been urged to closely monitor the approach of Tropical Storm Dorian as a tropical storm watch has been issued for the island. Director of the Department of Emergency Management (DEM), Kerry Hinds, is reminding residents to listen to advisories issued through the Met Office, DEM and the Barbados Government Information Service. […]

Tropical Storm Watch is in effect for Barbados

At 8:00 a.m. Tropical Storm Dorian was centered near 11.1N 52.1W or about 515 miles (830 km) east-southeast of Barbados. Maximum sustained winds are near 40 mph (65km/h), with tropical-storm-force winds extending outward up to 25 miles (40 km) from the center. The minimum central pressure is 1008mb (29.77 inches). The system continues to move […]

Bulletin #2: Tropical Storm Dorian

Updated by the Barbados Meteorological Services at 11:00 p.m Saturday, August, 24. Tropical Storm Dorian at 11 p.m. was located near 10.9°N 50.4°W. Maximum sustained winds remain near 40 mph (65km/h) with movement towards the west (280 degrees) at 14 mph (22km/h) and a minimum central pressure of 1008mb (29.77 inches). This puts the center […]

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