Nevis’ Disaster Officials to meet to discuss preparations for 2020 Atlantic Hurricane season

Nevis’ Disaster Officials to meet to discuss preparations for 2020 Atlantic Hurricane season

Disaster Officials here on Nevis will meet to discuss preparations for the 2020 Atlantic Hurricane Season.

 

The season officially lasts from June 1st through November 30th.

 

Director of the Nevis Disaster Management Department (NDMD) is Mr. Brian Dyer.

 

Director of the Nevis Disaster Management Department (NDMD), Mr. Brian Dyer.

 

According to accuweather.com, forecasters have extended the upper range of hurricanes predicted for the Atlantic hurricane season, with 14 to 20 tropical storms, with additions to the number of storms that become hurricanes: seven to 11 this season.

 

The company’s top hurricane expert, Dan Kottlowski, also increased the number of major hurricanes, Category 3 or higher, that could develop this season to four to six.

 

The initial 2020 Atlantic hurricane forecast was released in late March and called for 14 to 18 named tropical storms, seven to nine hurricanes and two to four major hurricanes.

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