British expat Claudia Knight, who ran an arts school on the island of Tortola, returned to the UK before the storm took hold, but told Metro that her partner was stranded there and had begun carrying a knife because “everyone’s turned feral”.
At least five people are known to have died in the BVI, and four more on the neighbouring British territory Anguilla.
A Palindrome Day happens when the day’s date can be read the same way backwards and forwards.
The dates are similar to word palindromes in that they are reversible.
The Basics Guana Island is the most private of the BVI's private-island resorts — you can't just swing by for a swim, drink or dinner, as access is restricted to registered guests.