System to pass north of islandClairmonte Williams ((FP))
Thu, August 02, 2012 - 12:10 AM
HEAVY RAINS are almost certain to sweep across this country tomorrow morning, but indications are Barbados will escape a direct hit from the latest weather system to approach the island.
Acting senior meteorologist Clairmonte “Clem” Williams told the DAILY NATION yesterday that if the system continued on its present track it could pass to the north of the island.
That means it is likely tomorrow night’s Pic-O-De-Crop Finals could remain at Kensington Oval. However, Government has the option of shifting the event to the Gymnasium of the Garfield Sobers Sports Complex if the bad weather is significant.
Williams said the system had been upgraded to a tropical depression as of 2 p.m. yesterday.
“What it means is that the system has strengthened and by the time it reaches us, it can probably still reach tropical storm strength. (MK)Please read the full story in today’s DAILY NATION, or in the eNATION edition.
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