Forestry Department Says Global Warming Has An Impact On The Dry Season Patterns Here

The Forestry Department in the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries said the effects of global warming is influencing the seasonal patterns of the dry season in St. Vincent and the Grenadines.

Director of Forestry, Fitzgerald Providence, said while the traditional dry season runs from November 1st to June 1st, there have been instances of intense rainfall during this period in recent years.

Speaking on NBC’s Face to Face programme this morning, Mr. Providence encouraged persons to pay close attention to the weather patterns as they can reach extreme levels.

Mr. Providence said the department continues to monitor the fire-prone areas to minimize the likelihood of fires during the dry season.