Caribbean: interCaribbean Airways has cancelled the flights into Dominica from both Tortola and Barbados on Monday due to inclement weather. The passage of the Tropical Storm Phillippe has disrupted the flights and the passengers.
interCaribbean Airways asked the passengers to check their emails or contact the official website to get updates on the resumption of the flights. Due to the winds forecast, the flight is expected to resume after the situation get normal.
The following flights have been canceled due to Philippe passing on Oct 2, 2023:
- The flight JY740 had the route to fly from Barbados to Dominica. The flight has not operated on Monday due to bad weather conditions. The time of the service of the flight was 15: 10.
- The flight with the number JY741 was supposed to fly on the route from Dominica to Barbados. However, it got cancelled with the inclement weather. The time of the flight was 16: 40.
- The flight JY521 on the route from Tortola to Dominica has not fly due to the bad weather conditions. The time of the service of the flight was 19: 15.
- Dominica – Barbados 16:40
Besides this, due to the bad Tropical Storm conditions, situation across Antigua and Barbuda has also faced heavy and very heavy rainfalls. Thus, it has affected the service of the interCaribbean Airways to Antigua and Barbuda.
The flights which was operated on Monday has cancelled due to the passing of the Phillippe near or just northern of the area.
The following flights affected (canceled):
- The flight JY63 was cancelled due to the weather conditions. The route of the flight was from Tortola to Antigua. The time of the service of the flight was 16: 15.
- The flight with number JY634 was also cancelled. The flight was supposed to fly on the route from Antigua to Tortola. The time of the flight was 17:45.
Caribbean region has been witnessing bad weather conditions due to the passage of the Tropical Storm Phillippe. Earlier, Barbuda faced landfall due to the heavy rainfall, thunderstorms and gusty winds.
Besides this, Dominica is also under the Tropical Storm Warning due to the heavy winds. It is also rising chances of the occurrence of the landslides, flash flooding and heavy rainfall.
As per the met services, the condition will witness normality after Wednesday as Tropical Storm Phillippe has potential to strengthen into Hurricane. The areas such as St Kitts and Nevis, Dominica, Barbados, Guadeloupe, Martinique and Antigua and Barbuda are on the radar of the Tropical Storm conditions.