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Message BMS_20210929142602 from Barbados_Meteorological_Services sent at 10:26:02 on 2021-09-29
Status / Scope / Type Actual / Public / Alert
A FLASH-FLOOD WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR NORTHERN AND NORTHWESTERN DISTRICTS OF BARBADOS.
This alert message is valid from 10:30 am today Wednesday, 29TH September, 2021 and will be terminated at 6:00 pm or sooner if conditions warrant. A flash-flood warning is issued when rapid flooding due to heavy or excessive rainfall in a short period of time (generally less than 6 hours) is occurring or is imminent in the warning area. Hazard Info:- **** Hazard Info **** Maximum Rainfall Accumulations of 30.0 to 75.0 mm in heavy showers are expected across northern, northwestern and some central districts. Key Message: Residents and visitors should note that the following impacts are imminent during this forecast period: Significant runoff from higher elevations. Significant soil erosion is likely on exposed or scarred land surfaces. Large water settlements on roads and fields. Significant adjustments to water levels of existing water bodies (ponds etc.). Significant delays on traffic routes with some roads possibly impassable. Large objects or debris from higher elevations may also become embedded within fast moving water flows. Significant flooding at the foot of hillsides and coastal roads is possible. For more information specific to your area, please visit: https://www.barbadosweather.org/weatherBarResp.php or our social media pages Download the BMS Android App from the Google Play Store.
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