Flash flood warning issued for Barbados
A flash flood warning is in effect for Barbados until 4 p.m. today
It was issued by the Barbados Meteorological Services at 1:45 p.m.
Officials said a combination of light winds, strong day-time heating and adequate low level moisture was generating moderate to heavy showers and isolated thunderstorms over some central, northern and northwestern districts.
As a consequence, a Flood Warning was put in effect for these sections of the island.
Rainfall accumulations of up to 50 – 75 mm (2 – 3 inches) are likely.
Residents in flood prone areas should exercise caution and remain on the alert.
A flood warning means that some flooding is already occurring or is imminent and can cause disruption.
This and other related information may be obtained by dialing 976-2376 or by visiting www.barbadosweather.org. (NB)