Weather & Climate

Hurricane Elsa Advisory Number 9 – 1100 AM AST Fri Jul 02 2021 …CENTER OF ELSA PASSING NEAR ST. VINCENT AND ST. LUCIA… …HURRICANE CONDITIONS SPREADING THROUGH THE WINDWARD ISLANDS… SUMMARY OF 1100 AM AST…1500 UTC…INFORMATION ———————————————– LOCATION…13.4N 61.2W ABOUT 5 MI…10 KM N OF ST. VINCENT ABOUT 675 MI…1090 KM ESE OF SANTO DOMINGO […]

The Public is hereby informed that under Part IV Section 13 of the Disaster Management, Act No. 30 of 2006 the following are designated as Emergency Shelters.  NEMO advises that persons take steps to make their homes their emergency shelter.  If this is not possible then make advance arrangements to be with family or friends […]

A Tropical Storm warning is currently in effect for Saint Lucia. On the forecast track, the system will pass near Saint Lucia or over the Windward Islands on Friday, 2nd July 2021. As a result, ALL schools will remain closed on the aforementioned date. ALL formal examinations previously scheduled to take place will be postponed. […]

At 5:00 pm today the centre of Tropical Storm Elsa was located near latitude 11.2 N degrees north, longitude 53.8 degrees west or about 585 miles or 942 kilometres east-southeast of Saint Lucia. Maximum sustained winds are near 45 mph or 75 km/h, with higher gusts.  Some strengthening is forecast during the next 48 hours. […]

A Tropical Storm warning is currently in effect for Saint Lucia. On the forecast track, the system will pass near Saint Lucia or over the Windward Islands on Friday, 2nd July 2021. Due to this it has been decided by NEMAC that there will be a national shutdown tomorrow from 4am on Friday. The shutdown […]

A strong Tropical Wave approaching the Windward Islands is moving quickly westward and has begun affecting Saint Lucia and the other Windward Islands. Heavy rainfall, thunderstorms and gusty winds are expected to affect Saint Lucia and the rest of the Lesser Antilles tonight into tomorrow. Residents in areas prone to flooding and landslides should take […]

A tropical storm warning has been discontinued for Saint Lucia At 5:00 pm today the centre of Tropical Storm Gonzalo was located by an Air Force Reserve Hurricane Hunter Aircraft near latitude 10.0 degrees north, longitude 55.6 degrees west or about 457 miles or 736 kilometres southeast of Saint Lucia. Maximum sustained winds have decreased […]

As Inspected and Certified by the Ministry of Infrastructure, Ports, Energy and Labour, The Public is hereby informed that under Part IV Section 13 of the Disaster Management, Act No. 30 of 2006 the following are designated as Emergency Shelters.  NEMO advises that persons take steps to make their homes their emergency shelter.  If this […]

Director of the Saint Lucia Met Services Mr Andre Joyeaux has described the dust haze phenomenon being experienced on islands as an annual occurrence, which may manifest with varying intensity. According to Accuweather.com the condition may be attributed to an abnormally large dust cloud originating from the Sahara Desert in Africa some 5,000-miles across the […]

Tropical Storm Dorian continues to move away from Saint Lucia and the threats from the hazards associated with this system has diminished considerably. The Met Services has discontinued Tropical Storm Warnings from Saint Lucia from 8am today. As a result, the Saint Lucia Meteorological Services will issue no more advisories on Tropical Storm Dorian. However, […]


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