Dominicans urged to prepare for Hurricane Irma

first_img 804 Views   no discussions Sharing is caring! Share The Office of Disaster Management continues to monitor the movement of Hurricane Irma towards the Lesser Antilles. At present, Hurricane Irma is expected somewhere in the central and/ or northern portion of the island chain late Tuesday into Wednesday next week. This includes Dominica.‘Irma’ is expected to strengthen to a Major Hurricane at that time making it an extremely dangerous Atlantic hurricane. The impacts could be catastrophic.The hurricane is about six (6) days away from the islands and uncertainties in projection exist.Nonetheless, all residents are warned to complete all preparations and continue to closely monitor the progress of ‘Irma.’The ODM together with the local MET Service will continue to keep the public updated.As a precaution, Shelter Managers are advised to secure keys to shelters and be prepared to open those shelters when asked to do so by the Office of Disaster Management. All Sub-Committees should have plans in place in the event of a response to a strike by Irma.Residents should not wait until the final hour to purchase required commodities i.e. Dried food and water. Tweetcenter_img Share Share News Dominicans urged to prepare for Hurricane Irma by: – August 31, 2017last_img

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