Weather & Climate

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 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, […]

At 8:00 am today, August 27th, 2019 the center of Tropical Storm Dorian was located near 14.0 North… 61.2 West or about 15 miles or 25 km west northwest of Saint Lucia. Maximum sustained winds are near 50 mph or 85 km/h, with higher gusts.  Slow strengthening is forecast during the next few days, and Dorian could be […]

At 500 AM AST (0900 UTC), Aug. 26, 2019 the center of Tropical Storm Dorian was located near latitude 11.9 North, longitude 56.4 West. Dorian is moving toward the west near 14 mph (22 km/h). A turn toward the west-northwest is expected later today, with this motion continuing through Tuesday night. On the forecast track, […]

At 500 AM AST (0900 UTC) Sun Aug 25, 2019, the center of Tropical Storm Dorian was located near latitude 11.0 North, longitude 51.6 West. Dorian is moving toward the west near 13 mph (20 km/h), and this motion is expected to continue today, followed by a motion toward the west-northwest Monday and Tuesday. On […]

Thousands of school pupils worldwide have abandoned classrooms for a day of protest against climate change. India, South Korea, Australia and France are among the countries where teenagers are already on strike. The day of action is expected to embrace about 100 countries. They are inspired by Swedish teenager Greta Thunberg, who protests weekly outside […]

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