Kirk has made a comeback as a tropical storm and is heading for the northern Windward Islands, triggering a tropical storm warning for Barbados, St Lucia, Dominica, Martinique, Guadeloupe and a tropical storm watch for St Vincent and the Grenadines.
The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) in the United States says there is no positive case of the unusual Hanta Virus spread by rodents in hurricane-battered Dominica
Britain’s Prince Charles is scheduled to visit Antigua and Barbuda, Dominica and the British Virgin Islands for a first hand view of the widespread devastation caused by Hurricanes Maria and Irma.
The European Union is providing an additional €500,000 in humanitarian aid to Dominica, following the severe destruction caused by Hurricane María last month.
The Antigua-based regional airline, LIAT, on Sunday announced limited operations to several of the hurricane-battered countries, including Dominica and the British Virgin Islands (BVI).
Two men were rescued by the US Navy yesterday after their private plane crashed off Dominica’s coast.
The Barbados-based Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency (CDEMA) is reporting that at least six people were killed when a powerful Hurricane Maria slammed into the island on Monday.
Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit Monday night said Dominica was “brutalised” by Hurricane Maria as it made its way across the island.
Citizens in the Windward Islands — Dominica, Grenada, St Lucia and St Vincent and the Grenadines — were being urged to follow the path of Tropical Storm Jose as the 10th tropical storm of the 2017 Atlantic Hurricane season formed on Tuesday.
Irma is now a monster of a hurricane – a Category 5 system with 175 mile-per-hour winds – as it bears down on the Leeward Islands. And its core is still on track to move dangerously near or over portions of the island chain’s north tonight and early tomorrow.
ROSEAU, Dominica, Tuesday August 8, 2017 – There has been an outpouring of shock and grief across Dominica, following the tragic death of five men on Sunday.