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Wanted St Thomas man captured

Wanted St Thomas man captured

    Wanted man Rommel Antonio Larone Daniel is in police custody. The 35-year-old from Airy Cot, St Thomas was captured by police at Canefield, in the same parish last Saturday. He is currently assisting police with investigations into serious criminal matters.

Disaster officials issue caution

Disaster officials issue caution

Acting Deputy Director of the Department of Emergency Management (DEM), Captain Robert Harewood is urging Barbadians who send out false information via social media to desist from the practice. He made the comments after the circulation of several voice notes alleging the shutdown of the Barbados Water Authority’s pumping stations. Such persons, he said, should be […]

The Met Office extends the flood warning until Tuesday morning.

The Met Office extends the flood warning until Tuesday morning.

  The Barbados Meteorological Office has extended the flood warning for the island until 6 a.m. tomorrow. The forecasters say the island will continue to experience intermittent spells of moderate to heavy showers, thunderstorms and gusty winds for at least another 12 hours as a result of feeder bands trailing the southern side of Hurricane […]

Tropical storm watch lifted, flood warning remains

Tropical storm watch lifted, flood warning remains

The Barbados Meteorological Services has discontinued the tropical storm watch for the island, but the flood warning remains in effect until 6 p.m. today. At 2 p.m., the center of Hurricane Maria was located near latitude 14.9 degrees north or 60.4 degrees west or about 136 miles north-northwest of Barbados. The Met Office says the […]

Flood warning remains in effect

Flood warning remains in effect

Barbados remains under a tropical storm watch with a flood warning now extended until 6 p.m. today, as Hurricane Maria rapidly intensifies into a major hurricane. At 11 a.m. the centre of the system was located near 14.7 degrees north,  60.1 degrees west or about 117miles or (188km) north-northwest of  the island. Maria is currently […]

UWI Cave Hill suspends classes

UWI Cave Hill suspends classes

Classes were suspended at the University of West Indies (UWI) Cave Hill Campus from 10 a.m. Monday, as a result of the inclement weather associated with the passage of Hurricane Maria. With Barbados still under a tropical storm watch, the UWI also announced a short while ago through its communications director Chelston Lovell that all […]

Update: 8 a.m. bulletin Hurricane Maria

Update: 8 a.m. bulletin Hurricane Maria

Hurricane Maria continues to dump persistent showers and high winds on the island as it passes to the north of Barbados. The Barbados Meteorological Services says the island will continue to experience heavy showers and the flood warning remains in effect until midday today. In addition, winds speeds of 29 to 35 miles per hours […]

Jurors to report to Supreme Court tomorrow

Jurors to report to Supreme Court tomorrow

  Jurors in the No. 2 and 5 Supreme Courts are asked to note that they should report for jury duty tomorrow, Tuesday, September 19, and not today, Monday, September 18. This is as a result of the passage of Hurricane Maria through the region. Registrar of the Supreme Court, Barbara Cooke-Alleyne apologizes for any […]

Court closures

Court closures

  Members of the public are asked to note that the Holetown Magistrates’ Court, Holetown, St James; the District “F” Magistrates’ Court in Horse Hill, St Joseph; and the District “D” Magistrates’ Court in St. Thomas will be closed today. These closures are a precautionary measure against effects likely to be experienced from Hurricane Maria, […]