26 C
Saint Johns, AG
Monday, March 25, 2019

Irma: 5AM Update

At 5AM, the center of Hurricane Irma was located near latitude 17.9 North, longitude 62.6 West. Irma is moving toward the west-northwest near 16 mph (moving...

AUA students prepared to leave as Irma approaches

Some students at the American University of Antigua (AUA) have been expressing concern about the impending weather system, Hurricane Irma, which forecasters say has...

FULL STATEMENT: PM ANNOUNCES NATIONAL PREPARATIONS FOR IRMA

My fellow Antiguans and Barbudans, residents and friends:   The National Meteorological Service has advised that there is more than a 50% probability that Hurricane Irma...

UPDATE: Final LIAT advisory

PRESS RELEASE LIAT wishes to advise passengers that due to the passage of Tropical Storm Harvey that several destinations were affected. LIAT has commenced operation its...

Tropical Storm Harvey update

Tropical Storm Harvey is drenching the Windward Islands this morning. It's centered as of 5 a.m. AST (EDT) about 30 miles (45 km) east-southeast...

Antigua’s CARIFESTA delegation to face Tropical Storm conditions in Barbados

Antigua & Barbuda’s CARIFESTA delegation arrived in Barbados tonight, hours before Tropical Storm Harvey is due to begin affecting the island. A Tropical Storm Warning...

Tropical Storm Harvey forms; heads to the Caribbean

The tropics continues to ramp up. Newly developed Tropical Storm Harvey in approaching the Lesser Antilles and it is forecast to continue traveling west,...

LIAT cancels flights in light of Tropical Cyclone

LIAT wishes to advise passengers that due to the impending passage of Potential Tropical Cyclone Nine that several destinations will be affected. In order to...

Disturbance expected to impact Caribbean

The Met Office says disturbance 91 is now expected to impact the Caribbean as, at least, a Tropical Depression or worse. According to the National...

Heavy rain damages Blue Waters properties (VIDEO)

The ¾ inch of rain which fell on Antigua so far today has caused damage to two properties in Blue Waters. Huge chunks of a concrete...

Flash flood warning in effect for Antigua & Barbuda

PRESS RELEASE A flash flood warning for low-lying and flood-prone areas of Antigua and Barbuda is in effect until midnight Wednesday. This means that moderate to...

Tropical wave affecting Eastern Caribbean islands

A westward moving tropical wave is expected to generate an increase in cloudiness, showers and possible thunderstorm activity across the island chain during the...

Officials monitoring three weather systems brewing in the Atlantic

Weather officials are keeping a watchful eye on three systems in the Atlantic. An elongated area of low pressure, located more than a thousand miles...

Wind takes down new solar light, theft continues

Last night’s windy conditions damaged one of the recently installed solar LED street lamps in Lightfoot. Parts of the panel fell to the ground overnight...

Caribbean neighbours under TS Don warnings and watches

The government of Barbados has upgraded the Tropical Storm Watch for St. Vincent and the Grenadines to a Tropical Storm Warning. SUMMARY OF WATCHES AND...

LIAT cancels several flights as Tropical Storm approaches

​Travel Advisory #1 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FLIGHTS DISRUPTIONS DUE TO TROPICAL STORM DON ​Travel ST. JOHN’S, ANTIGUA, July – LIAT wishes to advise passengers that due to the  impending...

Met office monitoring two systems in the Atlantic

A low-pressure system located in the Tropical Atlantic is expected to move mainly across the southern portion of the island chain by Tuesday into...

Weather depression could be no more by later today

The Antigua Met Service says tropical depression four is “losing its depression characteristics and could be no more later today.” At 11 a.m, the center...

Depression not currently expected to become Tropical Storm

The Antigua and Barbuda Meteorological Services today issued an “alert” after Tropical Depression 4 formed in the Atlantic. But the Met Office says the depression is...

For the first time Antigua Met Office releases its own hurricane season predictions

The Antigua and Barbuda Meteorological Service (ABMS) has for the first time released its own predictions for a hurricane season. The prediction is for the...

Weather disturbance has become better organised

National forecasters say the disturbance east of the Caribbean will likely become a depression in 48 hrs. “It's the most organized to date,” according to...

Tropical Storm could impact Antigua by weekend

The Met office says the weather forecast is "not looking good" as there is an increased possibility that a Tropical Storm could impact us on the weekend. The...

More Stories

Dear Kate

Letters To The Editor