This is a recording of the Dominica Broadcasting Station Lunchtime News for September 7, 2017.

In the headlines: Northern Leeward Islands under hurricane watch as Hurricane Jose approaches; Dominicans urged to prepare for the storm; Head of the St Maarten head office says country has taken a severe blow from hurricane Irma; major challenge is to alert the public on the pending arrival of Hurricane Jose forming in the Atlantic and Jamaica Government signs 20 million dollar agreement with the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and EU and UK to assist victims of hurricane Irma in Caribbean.

News presented by Tasia Floissac with sports by Sharome Burton and technical assistance from Midian Pacquette.