Heavy rain, high winds cause damage
Barbadians are being told to stay away from rain-drenched areas including Hothersal Turning in St Michael and Holetown in St James.
There are reports that water levels are as high as three to four feet making these roads impassable. All schools are closed and also a number of businesses.
Reports that at least three hosues in St John and two in Arch Hall. St Thomas have lost their roofs. Another report reaching The Nation is that a guard wall in Brighton, St Michael has collapsed.
Flooding in some areas across Barbados and a build-up of debris, is the result of the heavy rains and thunder storms overnight.Some areas affected include Fontabelle, St Michael, Spring Garden Highway, Murphy’s Pasture, Chapman Lane St Michael and some parts of St James including Holetown.
A release from the Queen Elizabeth Hospital states that all clinics will be operating but with a delayed service.
Also, a Press release from the University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus, states that all classes have been cancelled for the day.