Message from the Prime Minister regarding start Atlantic Hurricane Season

2018 ATLANTIC HURRICANE SEASON Message by the Prime Minister of Sint Maarten Hon. Leona Romeo-Marlin To the people of Sint Maarten and guests visiting our shores, today June 1st marks the official start of the 2018 Atlantic Hurricane Season. However, the first named storm of the season, Sub-Tropical Storm Alberto, formed late last week and made landfall More...

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By The Publisher On Tuesday, May 29th, 2018

Irma’s power equalled 18 hurricane seasons

PHILIPSBURG – The Department of Atmospheric Science at Colorado State University has predicted a slightly above average hurricane season. Research scientist Phil Klotzbach expects fourteen named storm, of which More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, January 18th, 2018

Prime Minister Romeo Marlin expresses sympathy to the Government & People of the Netherlands

PHILIPSBURG –  Newly sworn in Prime Minister Leona Romeo Marlin has expressed her sympathy to the Government and people of the Netherlands on behalf of Sint Maarten on the passing of 3 persons during the More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, January 9th, 2018

DCOMM: Public is requested to follow and consume official sources only and not rely on unsubstantiated information

GREAT BAY, Sint Maarten (DCOMM) – The Office of Disaster Management (ODM) which falls under the Fire Department, has been receiving queries with respect to a WhatsApp video circulating about a weather system that More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, September 26th, 2017

“Dominica, we stand with you” says Dominica Foundation St. Maarten

St. Maarten (September 22, 2017) – The Dominica Foundation Sint Maarten wishes to express its solidarity with the people of the Commonwealth of Dominica after the passing of Hurricane Maria which devastated our More...

By The Publisher On Wednesday, September 20th, 2017

Maria Slams St. Croix, Rips Across Puerto Rico

(WUNDERGROUND.COM) Ferocious Hurricane Maria made landfall around 6:15 am EDT Wednesday near Yabucoa in far southeast Puerto Rico as a top-end Category 4 storm, with peak sustained winds estimated at 155 mph. Maria More...

By The Publisher On Wednesday, September 20th, 2017


September 19th, 2017 — The eye of Hurricane Maria passed over the Commonwealth of Dominica last night and into the early hours of this morning. Even while it was still impacting, Prime Minister Roosevelt More...

By The Publisher On Monday, September 18th, 2017

UPDATED: Hurricane Maria tracking image & stats

(Click on image above to enlarge) Hurricane Maria Stats: Date: Sep 17 Time: 21:00 GMT Lat: 13.8° Lon: -57.5° Wind: 75 mph Pressure 982 mb Storm type: Hurricane Cat: 1 The islands of More...

By The Publisher On Sunday, September 17th, 2017

A Dispatch From a Caribbean Climate Change Refugee: Hurricane Irma, Sint Maarten and the New Caribbean Reality

I am standing in line – or rather in a disorganized congregation of desperate souls- in the parking lot of St. Maarten’s Princess Juliana International Airport, once the second busiest airport in the More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, September 12th, 2017

Hurricane Irma destroys St. Maarten: ‘everything seems wiped away’

WILLEMSTAD/PHILIPSBURG – Hurricane Irma, a hurricane of the heaviest category (5), raged over St. Maarten on Wednesday. The damage is so extensive. So far one death has been confirmed as a result of the hurricane. More...