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Flash-flood Warning

A flash-flood warning is in effect for western and southwestern districts.

Flash-flood Warning

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A flash-flood warning is in effect for western and southwestern districts.

The Barbados Meteorological Services said this alert message is valid from 5:15 p.m. and will be terminated at 7 p.m. or sooner if conditions warrant.

A flash-flood warning is issued when rapid flooding due to heavy or excessive rainfall in a short period (generally less than six hours) is occurring or is imminent in the warning area.

Maximum rainfall accumulations of 20.0 to 40.0 mm in heavy showers is expected.

Residents and visitors should note that the following are likely:

• Strong runoff from higher elevations.

• Soil erosion on bared or scarred land surfaces.

• Debris such as rocks, mud and foliage could end up on roads and property.

• Traffic delays

• Flooding at the foot of hillsides and coastal roads is possible.

For more information please visit: https://www.barbadosweather.org/weatherBarResp.php or the social media pages of Barbados Meteorological Services. (PR)

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