PHILIPSBURG:— As we begin the 2019 Atlantic Hurricane Season, there is no doubt that we are reminded of our dreadful 2017 ‘Irma Experience’. However, one of the key lessons we should have learned is being adequately prepared is key. The geographical location of our islands make us vulnerable to these forms of natural disasters consequently preparing our family and property and being well informed is fundamental.
The 2018 season, produced fifteen (15) named storms, eight (8) hurricanes; two (2) of which were major (Cat 3 or higher). 2018 was the fourth consecutive year in which activity began before June 1;