22 August 2012 15:53 [Source: ICIS news]
HOUSTON (ICIS)--The government of Antigua has issued a hurricane watch for the British Virgin Islands as tropical storm Isaac was nearing the ?xml:namespace>
Isacc could become a hurricane by Thursday, the NHC said. Isaac is currently some 210 miles (340 kilometres) east of
Hurricane watches are also in effect for Puerto Rico, and the south coast of the Dominican Republic. Meanwhile, tropical storm warnings are in effect for
Weather officials in
US chemical manufacturers keep a close eye on weather patterns during the hurricane season since hurricanes can disrupt operations. However, no hurricane hit the US Gulf coast in 2011.
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