Storm watch: 8 p.m. bulletin – Tropical Storm Harvey

In its 8 p.m. bulletin, the Barbados Meteorological Services said the centre of Tropical Storm Harvey was located near 12.9 degrees north, 56.5 degrees west or about 205 miles east of Barbados.
The system is moving westward at 18 miles per hour and on that track, the center is expected to pass near or over Barbados at approximately 8 a.m. on Friday morning.

 


Maximum sustained winds remain near 40 miles per hour with higher gusts.
The Met Office says Barbadians can expect pockets of moderate to heavy showers, thunderstorms and gusty winds to spread across the island from tonight and into tomorrow.
A small craft warning will also take effect from 6 p.m. The system is expected to generate large easterly swells of at least 2.5 to 3.0 metres (8 to 10 feet).
The forecasters warn that some flooding is likely in low-lying areas and they have urged residents to be alert and take all necessary precautions.
The next weather bulletin will be issued at 11 p.m

One Response to Storm watch: 8 p.m. bulletin – Tropical Storm Harvey

  1. Jennifer August 17, 2017 at 9:24 pm

    Thanks BT.

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