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All-clear issued; schools to remain closed

The national shutdown has been lifted and an all-clear issued for Barbados.

The island was on lock down yesterday during the passage of a tropical disturbance which later strengthened into Tropical Storm Matthew.


The announcement of the all-clear was issued this morning by Acting Deputy Director of the Department of Emergency Management Captain Robert Harewood.

Schools however will remain closed today.

Meantime, the Corporate Communications Manager at the state-run Transport Board, Lynda Holder, said bus services should be back up and running in another two hours.

One Response to All-clear issued; schools to remain closed

  1. GloriaHoneycomb Wiggins
    GloriaHoneycomb Wiggins September 29, 2016 at 8:49 am

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