Storm Dorian is less than 900 kilometers from the coast of Martinique this Sunday afternoon (August 25, 2019), said Météo France, France Info. Dorian could become a threat to the Lesser Antilles including Martinique from next Tuesday, according to weather forecasts.
Since 5am Sunday morning August 25, 2019, the Barbados government has also placed the island on alert. According to the current trajectory, the Dorian Storm could reach the coast of Barbados around 8 pm Monday night (August 26, 2019).
Sunday, August 25, 2019 ((rezonodwes.com)) – If the trajectory of Dorian does not change, it should be close to the territory and islands further south, Monday or next Tuesday, worries the meteorologist.
Indeed, Martinique is placed in vigilance yellow cyclone Sunday since 12:30 (Haiti time).
For his part, Barbados Prime Minister Mia Mottley spoke directly to the public. She confirmed that the supermarkets will remain open until 9pm this Sunday evening. The shops and government services will be closed from noon tomorrow Monday, August 26, 2016.
Here is the position of the tropical storm Dorian this Sunday, August 25, 2019 at 12 o'clock, depending on weather La France.
Position estimated on 25 August 2019 at 15 UTC: 11.2 N 52.9 W.
Distance from Martinique to the center of the hurricane phenomenon: 956 km
Displacement: West 280 degrees at 22 km / h –
Pressure in the center: 1,008 hPa
Max wind over 1 mn: 35 knots
Gusts: 45 knots.
Dorian becomes a threat to the southern half of the West Indies arc. The most exposed islands, according to Météo France, go from Martinique in the north to the Grenadines in the south.