Leeward Islands under hurricane watch

September 04, 2017 in Weather

Antigua and Barbuda is on hurricane watch. The twin-island state is among other Leeward Islands territories that have been upgraded to a watch as of 5.00 pm yesterday from being under an alert earlier in the day. Irma continues to move toward the islands near 14...

Irma a potential threat to the Leeward Islands

September 01, 2017 in Weather

Residents are on alert as a rapidly changing but slow-moving Hurricane Irma heads toward the Leeward Islands with a 70 percent chance of becoming a Category 4 storm by Tuesday. Keithley Meade, director at the meteorological office, said that if residents are not yet making hurricane preparations,...