NHC officials all set to arrive in Saint Lucia, aims to discuss hurricane preparedness

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Castries: The United States National Hurricane Centre (NHC) delegates will visit Saint Lucia on April 19 to exchange dialogues regarding hurricane preparedness as the hurricane season will start on June 1 and will run till November 30.

The productive visit of MHC representatives featured several discussions on hurricane resilience in the country.

They will also share some measures, which will be taken by the people to become weather-ready before the season officially starts. As per the information, the NHC officials will visit three more countries in the Caribbean regarding the matter of the hurricane.

During their visit, they will conduct tours of the Air Force Reserve Command’s ‘Hurricane Hunter’ aircraft. These tours are an essential part of their visits as they will support them in collecting data about hurricanes and ensure the validity of the forecasts.

The Director of Saint Lucia’s Meteorological Services, Andre Joyeux gave a description about the Aircraft tours and the processes which will be followed during gathering the data.

According to him, the military aircrews fly state-of-the-art aircraft directly into the storms’ core and fish out the data essential for their research. This data will be given to experts, who will utilise it to forecast the intensity and landfall of the storm.

The Caribbean Hurricane Awareness Tour

The NHC representatives are set to visit the Caribbean countries to share some measures ahead of the official beginning of the Hurricane Season. The schedule of their visits are as follows,

  • On April 16, the team will be visiting Nassau, Bahamas at the Lynden Pindling International Airport from 9:00 am to 2:30 pm.
  • The NHC official will arrive in Barbados on April 18, from 9:00 am to 2:30 pm at Grantley Adams International Airport.
  • The representative will visit Saint Lucia on April 19 at Hewanorra International Airport from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm.
  • On April 20, they will come to Aguadilla in Puerto Rico at Rafael Hernandez Airport from 9:30 am to 3:30 pm.
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