Related Items: Facebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsApp Facebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsAppProvidenciales, TCI, July 26, 2016 – Lobster season will not open on the first day of August, it will open on the 15th day of August and officials issued notice Friday for restaurants and fishermen and the residents to be aware of the legal open season.DECR Director, Dr John Claydon calls the two week change a benefit to the country’s number three industry, fisheries. “Last season the fishing community of the Turks and Caicos benefited from an increase in crawfish landings. This appears to be the result of the stock starting to rebuild…” Crawfish Season opens August 15 and closes on March 15 2017.
NEWS ITEM ON TROPICAL STORM IRMA ISSUED BY THE BAHAMAS DEPARTMENT OF METEOROLOGY FORECAST OFFICE SECTION, AT 6PM WEDNESDAY 30TH AUGUST 2017.… IRMA INTENSIFYING STEADILY OVER THE FAR EASTERN ATLANTIC …AT 5:00PM EDT, THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM IRMA WAS LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 16.4° NORTH AND LONGITUDE 31.2° WEST OR ABOUT 480 MILES WEST OF THE CABO VERDE ISLANDS.TROPICAL STORM IRMA IS MOVING TOWARD THE WEST AT 15 MPH. THE TROPICAL STORM IS EXPECTED TO TURN SLIGHTLY TOWARD THE WEST-NORTHWEST AT A SLOWER RATE OF SPEED FOR THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 60 MILES PER HOUR (MPH) WITH HIGHER GUSTS. SOME STRENGTHENING IS FORECAST DURING THE NEXT 48 HOURS AND IRMA IS EXPECTED TO BECOME A HURRICANE THURSDAY OR FRIDAY.THE NEXT NEWS ITEM WILL BE ISSUED AT 6AM.PREPARED BY FORECASTER: ORSON NIXON Facebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsApp#Bahamas, August 30, 2017 – Nassau – NEWS ITEM ON TROPICAL STORM HARVEY ISSUED BY THE BAHAMAS DEPARTMENT OF METEOROLOGY FORECAST OFFICE SECTION, AT 6PM WEDNESDAY 30TH AUGUST 2017.… HARVEY STILL PRODUCING TROPICAL-STORM-FORCE WINDS NEAR THE LOUISIANA COAST …… FLOODING RAINS CONTINUING OVER EXTREME EASTERN TEXAS AND WESTERN LOUISIANA …AT 5:00PM EDT, THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM HARVEY WAS LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 30.8° NORTH AND LONGITUDE 93.1° WEST OR ABOUT 50 MILES NORTH OF LAKE CHARLES LOUISIANA OR 50 MILES SOUTHWEST OF ALEXANDRIA LOUISIANA.TROPICAL STORM HARVEY MOVING ERRATICALLY TOWARD THE NORTH-NORTHEAST NEAR 8 MPH AND THIS MOTION IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE TONIGHT. A TURN TOWARD THE NORTHEAST IS EXPECTED THURSDAY OR THURSDAY NIGHT. ON THE FORECAST TRACK, THE CENTER OF HARVEY SHOULD MOVE THROUGH SOUTHWESTERN AND CENTRAL LOUISIANA TONIGHT, THEN MOVE THROUGH NORTHEASTERN LOUISIANA AND NORTHWESTERN MISSISSIPPI THURSDAY AND THURSDAY NIGHT. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 40 MILES PER HOUR (MPH) WITH HIGHER GUSTS. WEAKENING IS FORECAST DURING THE NEXT 48 HOURS AS HARVEY MOVES FARTHER INLAND, AND THE CYCLONE IS EXPECTED TO WEAKEN TO A TROPICAL DEPRESSION TONIGHT.THE NEXT NEWS ITEM WILL BE ISSUED AT 6AM.PREPARED BY FORECASTER: ORSON NIXON Related Items: Facebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsApp
.The jail authorities are not giving accurate information about BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia’s health condition, her lawyers alleged on Wednesday.The lawyers claimed that former prime minister Khaleda, in prison in Zia Orphanage Trust graft case, needs treatment.The BNP chairperson was not produced before the court on Wednesday.”We are very worried as we are not getting any news about her health condition. They are not saying anything clearly,” Khaleda’s lawyer Sanaullah Mia said.He said that the government and the prosecutor are not giving any details about her illness.Another lawyer Aminul Islam said, “We are worried. She (Khaleda Zia) needs better treatment. Today the state proved that what we had said in the bail hearing was true.” Mosharraf Hossain Kajol, the lawyer of the Anti-Corruption Commission in the case, said he hoped the proceedings could be completed by 5 April.When asked why the jail authorities did not produce Khaleda Zia before court, he said that there could be various reasons.”She is in jail now. Now it is the duty of the jail authorities to look after her. I have nothing to say in this regard,” he said.