first_img Share 2454 Views   no discussions Sharing is caring! The Ministry of Education and Human Resource Development on Tuesday 27 September 2016, advised of the closure of all schools on Wednesday, September 28, 2016, due to the approaching weather system.“ALL students are hereby advised to remain at home,” the announcement adds. The Ministry of Education and Human Resource Development will continue to monitor the weather system and update the public accordingly. The weather advisory, issued by the Dominica Meteorological Service indicates that “shower and thunderstorm activity associated with a broad area of low pressure located about 450 miles east of the Windward Islands continue to show signs of organization and a tropical cyclone could be forming. If this trend continues, a tropical depression or a tropical storm would likely form later today while the system moves west-northwestward to westward at about 20 mph”.The system is expected to bring moderate to heavy rains, scattered thunderstorms and strong gusty winds, possibly to tropical storm force across Dominica beginning tonight and continuing into Thursday. Current rainfall projection is between 3 to 6 inches (75 -150mm) with higher amounts in elevated areas. Dangerous seas are also expected with waves near 14 feet. EducationLocalNewsPrimarySecondaryTertiary Schools to close as inclement weather approaches by: – September 27, 2016center_img Share Tweet Sharelast_img

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