Mountains of Dominica

Mountains of Dominica All about Dominica’s geological make up About Dominica History National Symbols Kalinago People Carnival in Dominica Creole “Kwéyòl” Language It is clear that Dominica is more vertical than horizontal. This diagram taken from The...

Hurricane Lenny

Hurricane Lenny - 1999 The irony, of course, was that Hurricane Lenny was really not close to Dominica at all: we've had closer brushes with bigger storms. But in terms of impact, it was spectacular. I spoke with one villager who said he'd never seen waves higher in...

Hurricane Jose

Hurricane Jose - 1999 October 1999 This page provided the latest information from Dominica regarding the situation as Hurricane Jose passes over our island. Tuesday 19th October, 7:00 am Well, I didn't expect to be writing a report about an approaching storm so late...

Hurricane Georges

Hurricane Georges - 1998 This page provided the latest information from Dominica regarding the situation as Hurricane Georges passed over our island on the morning of Monday, 21st Sept. 1998. Thanks for Abigail for providing a number of reports to us. NDC PRESS...

Hurricane Hugo

Hurricane Hugo 1989 A personal retelling The following is a blow by blow account of Hurricane Hugo, as witnessed by two VSO's in Dominica. Friday 15th September 1989 Steve first hears that Hugo is approaching Dominica. Sources put the probability of it passing close...
Hurricanes & Tropical Storms

Hurricanes & Tropical Storms

Hurricane's & Tropical Storms What is a Hurricane? Systems which form off the coast of west Africa travel across the Atlantic Ocean heading west. In the summer months when the waters are warm, this gives energy to the systems to form into Tropical Waves, Storms...
Crapaud

Crapaud

Crapaud Dominica's mountain chicken   Wildlife Crapaud Sea Turtles Whales & Dolphins Birds The Crapaud, or Mountain Chicken, is one of only four amphibians found in Dominica. Formerly a common sighting, the crapaud population has been in decline since 2002...
Birds & Bird Watching

Birds & Bird Watching

Birds of Dominica Wildlife Crapaud Sea Turtles Whales & Dolphins Birds Dominica's natural charms make her a perfect place for bird watching. Her rugged but lush high mountain terrain gives way to tropical forest, gently sloping downward to bush and drier...
Sea Turtle Watching

Sea Turtle Watching

Sea Turtles of Dominica Wildlife Crapaud Sea Turtles Whales & Dolphins Birds Dominica is ideal for observing three types of globally endangered sea turtles that nest on its beaches. Leatherbacks come ashore to lay their eggs between March and August. Hawksbills...
Geology

Geology

Geology All about Dominica’s geological make up About Dominica History National Symbols Kalinago People Carnival in Dominica Creole “Kwéyòl” Language Besides rivers, Dominica has no shortage of mountains. Green cushioned edifices competing for space in...
Wildlife

Wildlife

Wildlife About Dominica History National Symbols Kalinago People Carnival in Dominica Creole “Kwéyòl” Language Dominica is an island rich in natural beauty - lush rainforests, towering peaks, rivers, waterfalls, flowers and much more. It is also home to a...
Weather

Weather

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