Approaching tropical wave to bring inclement weather. Watch out for possible flooding and falling rocks


GREAT BAY, Sint Maarten (DCOMM) – The Meteorological Department of St. Maarten (MDS) reported on Tuesday evening that an active tropical wave approaching the Lesser Antilles will bring showers, some of which may be heavy and possible thunderstorms, to the local region tonight through Wednesday.

MDS advises motorists and residents in areas prone to flooding and falling rocks to be vigilant.

Seas are forecast to deteriorate within the next 24 hours, peaking near seven feet. Small craft operators and sea bathers should exercise caution.

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To date the remaining names for the Atlantic hurricane season are: Hermine, Ian, Julia, Karl, Lisa, Matthew, Nicole, Otto, Paula, Richard, Shary, Tobias, Virginie, and Walter.

The 2016 hurricane season officially runs through November 30.