Hurricane Beryl Expected to Develop into Category 4 by 10 AM on Sunday; Expected to Impact Jamaica on Wednesday – See Report

Sunday, June 30, 2024, 7:08 AM GMT-5

Updates on Sunday detail that hurricane Beryl strengthened to become a Category 2 with winds of 100mph, according to a report from the US National Hurricane Center on Sunday morning at 4 AM.

According to Weather Jamaica, the trajectory of the hurricane has shifted northwards toward Jamaica and it may just develop into a Category 4 hurricane by 10 AM.

Take a look at the course below:

A follow-up report at 5 AM on Hurricane Beryl states that the weather system is “anticipated to bring life-threatening wind and storm surge”, and a hurricane warning is in effect for Barbados, Grenada, St. Lucia, and St. Vincent and the Grenadines.

See the report below:

Prime Minister Andrew Holness also issued an advisory which he posted to social media stating, “Hurricane Beryl is in the region…We want you, your families and your property to be safe and secure during the season as we engage our disaster management systems to manage any incoming weather event.”

He also mentioned that, “Various models have projected that tropical storm Beryl will probably impact Jamaica.” PM Holness urged Jamaicans to be vigilant and prepared as he expects that unfavourable weather conditions will affect the island by at least Wednesday morning.

According to the Prime Minister, any developments will be issued via updates by the relevant authorities to keep the citizens of the island aware of what is happening with the weather.

Watch the video report below:


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