A flood warning is in effect for the northern and central parts of Barbados until 6p.m. today.
According to the Barbados Met Office a mid to upper level trough has been producing moderate to heavy showers over the northern half of the island over the past few hours.
Rainfall accumulations of nearly one to two inches have already been recorded across some northern districts and further accumulations are likely as the day progresses.
Residents in flood-prone areas should remain on the alert and take the necessary precautions.
A flood warning means that flooding is already occurring or is imminent.