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Prime Minister Gumbs: All Businesses to remain closed on Thursday. Potential for severe flooding

Thu, 08/27/2015 - 17:37

 

The Prime Minister Hon. Marcel Gumbs will be issuing a statement around 6.00pm giving an update with respect to a number of issues after an assessment has been carried out related to the passing of Tropical Storm Erika.

For Immediate Release: Thursday, August 27, 2015/N145


PHILIPSBURG – Prime Minister Marcel Gumbs, chairman of the Emergency Operations Center (EOC), addressed the nation ... Read more

Meteorological Department St. Maarten - SPECIAL WEATHER BULLETIN

Thu, 08/27/2015 - 17:18

mdserika1130a27…TROPICAL STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR ST. MAARTEN...
 
DATE ISSUED: Thursday, August 27,  2015   TIME ISSUED:    11:30 AM
 
...ERIKA REMAINS POORLY ORGANIZED…
 
Location: Lat. 16.4N ....Lon. 63.3W
About:  98 miles S of St. Maarten
Maximum sustained winds: 50 mph ....85 km/h
Present ... Read more

5 Missing in Dominica as TS Erika Unleashes Landslides

Thu, 08/27/2015 - 16:31

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Photo Dominicanewsonline.com

Story - The New York TimesNYTimes.com

ROSEAU, Dominica — Tropical Storm Erika
unleashed severe flooding across Dominica on Thursday, triggering landslides
that destroyed at least 20 homes in the tiny eastern Caribbean island as
authorities searched for five people reported missing.Nearly 9 inches (23
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TROPICAL STORM ERIKA ADVISORY NUMBER 10A

Thu, 08/27/2015 - 12:04

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TROPICAL STORM ERIKA INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY NUMBER  10A
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL       AL052015 ... Read more

Meteorological Department St. Maarten - SPECIAL WEATHER BULLETIN

Thu, 08/27/2015 - 11:20

mdsa27rb-lDATE ISSUED: Thursday, August 27,  2015          TIME ISSUED:    08:30 AM

…ERIKA IS POORLY ORGANIZED…

Location: Lat. 16.5N …. ... Read more

Notice of broadcast / Press Release

Thu, 08/27/2015 - 04:04

For immediate release: 

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Meteorological Department St. Maarten - SPECIAL WEATHER BULLETIN

Thu, 08/27/2015 - 03:43

mdserika13rb-lDATE ISSUED: Wednesday, August 26, 2015 TIME ISSUED: 11:00 PM

…TROPICAL STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR ST. MAARTEN…Read more

Notices from White & Yellow Cross and SMMC Medical Center related to services on Thursday

Thu, 08/27/2015 - 03:08

GREAT BAY, Sint Maarten (DCOMM) – With respect to the arrival of Tropical Storm Erika, the White and Yellow Cross Foundation would like to inform the public about the following:

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…TROPICAL STORM WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR ST. MAARTEN...

Thu, 08/27/2015 - 03:04

bulletinEricaDATE ISSUED: Wednesday, August 26, 2015 TIME ISSUED: 08:30 PM

…TROPICAL STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FOR ST. MAARTEN…

...POORLY ORGANIZED ERIKA EXPECTED TO MOVE THROUGH THE LEEWARD ISLANDS OVERNIGHT…

Location: Lat. 16.7N ....Lon. 59.5W

About: 220 miles SE of St. Maarten

Maximum sustained winds: 45 mph ....75 KM/H

Present Movement: W...280 degrees at 17 mph

Minimum Centra ... Read more

PRESS RELEASE

Wed, 08/26/2015 - 18:09

MinAGZ_Prime_Minister_Marcel_GumbsFor Immediate Release: Wednesday, August 26, 2015/N144Read more

PRESS RELEASE

Wed, 08/26/2015 - 18:09

MinAGZ_Prime_Minister_Marcel_GumbsFor Immediate Release: Wednesday, August 26, 2015/N144Read more

Schools closed on Thursday until further notice

Wed, 08/26/2015 - 16:36

PHILIPSBURG--Minister of Education, Culture, Youth and Sports Rita Bourne-Gumbs has announced that that schools are to be closed on Thursday, August 27, until further notice.

  The minister said in a press release issued just after noon on Wednesday that depending on the severity of the approaching tropical storm Erica, damage to schools will have to be assessed by the competent authorities before they may be deemed safe to be reopened aga ... Read more

Schools closed on Thursday until further notice

Wed, 08/26/2015 - 16:36

PHILIPSBURG--Minister of Education, Culture, Youth and Sports Rita Bourne-Gumbs has announced that that schools are to be closed on Thursday, August 27, until further notice.

  The minister said in a press release issued just after noon on Wednesday that depending on the severity of the approaching tropical storm Erica, damage to schools will have to be assessed by the competent authorities before they may be deemed safe to be reopened aga ... Read more

Meteorological Department St. Maarten - SPECIAL WEATHER BULLETIN

Wed, 08/26/2015 - 14:29

 

mds230rb-lDATE ISSUED: Wednesday, August 26, 2015 TIME ISSUED: 14:30 PM

…TROPICAL STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FOR ST. MAARTEN…Read more

Meteorological Department St. Maarten - SPECIAL WEATHER BULLETIN

Wed, 08/26/2015 - 14:29

 

mds230rb-lDATE ISSUED: Wednesday, August 26, 2015 TIME ISSUED: 14:30 PM

…TROPICAL STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FOR ST. MAARTEN…Read more

Meteorological Department St. Maarten - SPECIAL WEATHER BULLETIN

Wed, 08/26/2015 - 10:17

erika530am…TROPICAL STORM WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR ST. MAARTEN…

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Tropical storm warning issued for St. Maarten, Saba, Statia

Wed, 08/26/2015 - 05:08

page5a085PHILIPSBURG--A tropical storm warning was issued for St. Maarten, Saba, St. Eustatius and Anguilla by their respective meteorological services at 11:00pm on Tuesday. The warning replaced the watches that had been in place from early Tuesday morning in connection with the passing of Tropical Storm Erika.

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Tropical storm warning issued for St. Maarten, Saba, Statia

Wed, 08/26/2015 - 05:08

page5a085PHILIPSBURG--A tropical storm warning was issued for St. Maarten, Saba, St. Eustatius and Anguilla by their respective meteorological services at 11:00pm on Tuesday. The warning replaced the watches that had been in place from early Tuesday morning in connection with the passing of Tropical Storm Erika.

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NAPB backs Dennis, says RST should do foot patrol

Wed, 08/26/2015 - 05:05

page8a085PHILIPSBURG--Nationale Algemene Politie Bond (NAPB), St. Maarten's police union, is firmly backing Justice Minister Dennis Richardson's as he makes his case regarding the Dutch Government's plans to strengthen the justice chain in the country without St. Maarten's input.

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NAPB backs Dennis, says RST should do foot patrol

Wed, 08/26/2015 - 05:05

page8a085PHILIPSBURG--Nationale Algemene Politie Bond (NAPB), St. Maarten's police union, is firmly backing Justice Minister Dennis Richardson's as he makes his case regarding the Dutch Government's plans to strengthen the justice chain in the country without St. Maarten's input.

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