Country remains under a Tropical Storm Warning

As of 2.00PM a Tropical Storm Warning remains in effect for the country based on information received by the Department of Disaster Management (ODM).

A hurricane hunter aircraft is approaching the Tropical Depression and additional information will be made available at 5.00pm when the next advisory will be issued by the National Hurricane Center (NHC).

A Tropical Storm Warning means that storm conditions are expected within 36 hours somewhere within the warning area. Residents are advised to monitor radio broadcasts and weather reports throughout the remainder of today and Wednesday for updates.

Tropical Depression #9 at 2.00pm according to the NHC was located 550 miles East of Guadeloupe, and is moving West at 18 miles per hour. Winds are near 35 miles per hour with higher gusts.

The ODM continues to monitor this system for possible further development.