Flash-flood warning in effect for sections of the island

The Barbados Meteorological Services (BMS) has issued a flash-flood warning for sections of the island.

According to the forecasters central, northern and northwestern districts are likely to experience moderate to heavy showers and isolated thunderstorms.

The BMS explained that a combination of light winds, strong daytime heating and adequate low-level moisture is generating the activity.

It has advised residents in flood prone areas to exercise caution and remain on alert, warning that rainfall accumulations of two-three inches are likely.

The warning remains in effect until 4 p.m.

3 Responses to Flash-flood warning in effect for sections of the island

  1. harry turnover September 14, 2017 at 5:18 pm

    Models are showing that something couldt be forming east of Bim and the Central Lesser Antilles during the next 48 hrs.
    Experienced some serious rain and thunderstorms during the early afternoon over the western , southwestern and some central areas of Bdos.

  2. Iain Edghill September 14, 2017 at 7:29 pm

    Is the Doppler Radar at Castle Grant back in service yet?

    • harry turnover September 15, 2017 at 6:07 am

      Not yet it seems but there is still the EC Composite radar and the Martinique/Guadeloupe radars that can be access as well as the Trinidad and Tobago radar which has Bdos in its range.


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