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St. Kitts and Nevis escapes Fiona’s wrath

Senior Met Officer of SCASPA, Mr. Elmo Burke as he gave a brief update on the passage of Tropical Storm Fiona at NEMA Headquarters in St. Kitts.


The Tropical Storm Warning was discontinued on Saturday, September 17th.  However, excessive moisture and lingering instability followed the passage of Fiona and maintained unsettled weather conditions across the area throughout the entire day.


Fiona was moving 16.1 degrees North, 63.4 degrees West or 95 miles Southwest of St. Kitts and Nevis with sustained winds of 60 miles per hour and was moving in a westerly direction as it moved away from St. Kitts and Nevis.



Hurricane Watches were issued in the Dominican Republic and Puerto Rico as Tropical Storm Fiona was expected to become a hurricane.




The voice of Director of the Nevis Disaster Management Department (NDMD), Mr. Brian Dyer as he gave a report on the status of Nevis after the storm.


Mr. Dyer continued:


Mr. Brian Dyer.