UPDATE – Communities flooded by heavy rains
Parts of Barbados experienced flash flooding today following heavy overnight rains.
One area, Goodland Gardens Christ Church, was under flood waters as a result of the downpours.
The persistent showers continued this morning, prompting the Barbados Meteorological Office to issue a flood warning, which was discontinued at midday.
The latest forecast from the Met Office said weak, unstable conditions are affecting the island tonight. The weather is expected to be generally cloudy with a few showers, light rain and the chance of isolated thunderstorms.
Winds are east to east southeasterly at 20 to 35 kilometers per hour. Seas are moderate in open water with swells from one to two meters.
According to the Met Office, is expected to be partly cloudy to cloudy with a few showers, intermittent light rain and the chance of isolated thunderstorms.