At a media briefing held at The NEMO Headquarters yesterday, Dr Richard Robinson, Director of the Seismic Centre at the University of the W.I told NBC Radio, that there is some evidence that large magnitude earthquakes can shake magma chambers in volcanoes. In response to a question about the effects that the recent earthquakes might… Continue Reading →
The National Emergency Management Organization NEMO is urging Vincentians to be prepared, as the 2015 Atlantic Hurricane Season officially begins today. The forecast from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), indicates that this year the 2015 Atlantic Hurricane Season is likely to be below-normal, but residents in coastal areas are being advised to be… Continue Reading →
Government is still awaiting a report on the 2011-2012 National Population Census. That’s according to Prime Minister Dr. Ralph Gonsalves, in response to a question in Parliament today. The Prime Minister said the census had to be redone because of a fire at the Financial Complex in October 2011, which destroyed data collected to determine… Continue Reading →
The National Emergency Management Organization, NEMO, says an earthquake with a magnitude of 4.7 was felt here in St. Vincent and the Grenadines this morning. A release from NEMO says the epicenter of the quake was 64 km East of Castries, St Lucia NEMO says, according to information from the Seismic Research Center, University of… Continue Reading →
Vincentians have been warned that although La Soufriere has been quiet for some time, it is still an active volcano and can erupt again. The warning comes at the National Emergency Management Organization host a series of activities this month to commemorate the 36th anniversary since the last eruption of La Soufriere volcano.
The Ministry of Transport and Works says work is continuing on the Viggie Highway. Chief Engineer, Brent Bailey said work is currently in progress between Belmont and Crick Corner. He said this work is currently fifteen percent completed and outlined what the Contractor is currently doing on that section of the Viggie Highway. Mr. Bailey… Continue Reading →
The Forestry Department in the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries is reminding Hunters that the 2014 Hunting Season for Mammals and Reptiles is now closed. Director of Forestry, Fitzgerald Providence, said they are satisfied with the conduct of local hunters during the hunting season which ran from October 1st 2013 to January 31st 2014…. Continue Reading →