The British Virgin Islands Airports Authority introduced that the Auguste George, Taddy Bay and Terrance B. Lettsome Worldwide Airports will probably be closed later as we speak forward of the passage of Tropical Storm Fiona.
“We’re subsequently asking all workers and stakeholders to make sure their places of work, property, gear and many others. are secured by the shut of enterprise as we speak,” the authority stated in an announcement. “As soon as the “All Clear” has been given an evaluation will probably be undertaken on all of the amenities of every airport to ensure they’re operationally protected.”
The BVI is at the moment below a tropical storm watch.
TS Fiona is anticipated to go simply south of the Virgin Islands on Saturday and Sunday.
At 2 pm on Friday, TS Fiona was positioned 120 kilometres east of Guadeloupe.
The storm has most sustained winds which are close to 50 mph (85 km/h).
TS Fiona is anticipated to dump 4 to 6 inches of rain on the British and US Virgin Islands.
Flooding is anticipated in susceptible areas of the BVI and USVI.