Meteorologist ,Gary Benjamin, in a News Power Now interview explained checks this afternoon indicate that the hurricane is located over 1,000 miles off the Windward Islands.
Mr Benjamin said on the hurricane current track it would some impact on islands such as Barbados and Antigua.
He forecasted that by Sunday the region is expected to start feeling the effects of the hurricane should it remain on its present course.
Meteorologist ,Gary Benjamin.
The Office of Disaster Preparedness and Management is reporting that it has received several reports of incidents triggered by today heavy rainfall and strong winds.
ODPM Chief Executive Officer, Dr Stephen Ramroop, gave the update in a News Power Now interview this afternoon.
Dr Ramroop confirmed that the various response teams are on the field conducting all relevant assessments and he assured that relief is being provided to persons affected.
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The Office of Disaster Preparedness and Management Chief Executive Officer, Dr Stephen Ramroop