WEATHER UPDATE

Robert L. Bradshaw International Airport St. Kitts Meteorological Services St. Christopher Air & Sea Port Authority P.O. Box 963 Basseterre St. Kitts Tel: 869 465 2749 Tele- fax: 869 465 9122 Weather Bulletin Issued at: 7am Tuesday 5th September, 2017 Present Weather: Cloudy with light rain showers Winds: A moderate breeze of 13mph from the North-Northeast Temperature: 28°C/81°F Humidity: 81% Sea Level Pressure: Well below normal at 1010.8mbs/29.85″ Sunrise: Tom 5:58 am Sunset: Today 6:21 […]

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THE DPM COMMENDS NEMA DISTRICT VOLUNTEERS FOR THEIR SERVICE

THE DPM COMMENDS NEMA DISTRICT VOLUNTEERS FOR THEIR SERVICE NEMA District Volunteers and Shelter Managers met at NEMA HQ today, Monday 4th September, 2017, to report on their capacity to respond within the communities they serve, should Hurricane Irma directly impact the Federation. The meeting was organised by NEMA in collaboration with the Andrew Skerritt, who is the Permanent Secretary in the Office of the Prime Minister. All 8 Districts were represented by at least […]

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BE PREPARED! HURRICANE IRMA UPDATE & STATEMENT

TROPICAL CYCLONE WATCH STATEMENT                                                                                                               THIS IS FOR THE LEEWARD ISLANDS … TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXPECTED TO BEGIN IN THE […]

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Statement by Deputy Prime Minister of St. Kitts and Nevis the Honourable Shawn Richards,     Chairperson of the National Disaster Mitigation Council Sunday, September 3rd, 2017 Fellow Citizens and Residents, the National Disaster Mitigation Council met on Friday, September 1st and again today, Sunday, September 3rd, 2017, to strategize how to keep all residents of St. Kitts and Nevis safe and to mitigate against damages during the passage of Hurricane Irma this week. Pleased be […]

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ST. KITTS-NEVIS PREPARES FOR POTENTIAL IMPACT BY IRMA

NEMA STATEMENT In conjunction with the St. Kitts Meteorological Services, the National Emergency management Agency (NEMA) continues to monitor the progress and potential passage of Hurricane Irma, which is currently strengthening in the mid Atlantic. NEMA was represented by Public Relations Officer Vesta Southwell today, Sunday September 3rd., at the SCASPA Board Room at Bird Rock. The meeting was convened by Deputy Prime Minister, Hon Shawn Richards, who is the Chairman of the Mitigation Council. […]

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NOTICE FROM NEMA

The Deputy National Disaster Coordinator, Mrs. Claricia Langley-Stevens states that information has arrived at her office regarding a “Whatsapp” Message that is being circulated as the List of Shelters for St. Kitts. Persons are strongly advised to DISREGARD the list as it is NOT the official 2017 List of Shelters. The completed and approved List of Shelters for 2017 will be released on Monday, 4th September and will be printed on the official NEMA letterhead, […]

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HURRICANE IRMA STATEMENT

HURRICANE IRMA STATEMENT from ST. KITTS METEOROLOGICAL SERVICES At 1100 AM AST (1500 UTC), the center of Hurricane Irma was located near latitude 16.9 North, longitude 33.8 West or about 1650 nautical miles east of SKN. Irma is moving toward the west-northwest near 10 mph (17 km/h). This general  motion is forecast through early Friday, followed by a generally westward motion on Saturday. Maximum sustained winds have increased to near 100 mph (155 km/h) with […]

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