ODM says Tropical Storm Chantal Poses No Threat to Country Sint Maarten at this Time

The Department of Disaster Management (ODM) has been closely monitoring the progress of the third Tropical Storm for the Atlantic hurricane season, Tropical Storm (TS) Chantal.

Based on the 8.00am advisory, TS Chantal does not pose a threat to country Sint Maarten.

ODM will continue to monitor the progress of this fast moving storm and will provide an additional update later today-Monday. The population is advised to monitor weather reports for any further updates.

TS Chantal was located on Monday morning at 8.00am over 500 miles East South East of Barbados.

TS Chantal is forecasted to pass through the Eastern Caribbean island chain on Monday evening and Tuesday morning in the vicinity of the islands of Dominica, Martinique and St. Lucia.