Flash-flood warning for Central and South Western districts
A flash-flood-warning is in effect for Central and South Western districts.
The alert, which was issued by Barbados Meteorological Services at 12:30 p.m., will be terminated at 6 p.m. today 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 25.0 to 40.0 mm in heavy showers are expected over central and southwestern districts.
Residents and visitors should be prepared for strong runoff from higher elevations. Soil erosion is likely on bared or scarred land surfaces. Debris such as rocks, mud and foliage could end up on roads and property. Traffic delays are likely. Flooding at the foot of hillsides and coastal roads is possible.
For more information specific to your area, please visit: https://www.barbadosweather.org/weatherBarResp.php or the social media pages of Barbados Meteorological Services. (PR)