The Barbados Meteorological Services has issued a Flash-Flood Warning for Barbados.
A Flash-Flood Warning is issued when 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. In this case within the next 3 hours.
The BMS said, Maximum Rainfall Accumulations of 30.0 to 75.0 mm in heavy to violent showers are forecast within the warning area.Residents and visitors should note that the following impacts are imminent during this forecast period :
-Strong runoff from higher elevations.
-Soil erosion is likely on bared or scarred land surfaces.
-Debris such as small rocks, mud and tree foliage could end up on roads and property. Traffic delays are likely.
-Flooding at the foot of hillsides and coastal roads is possible.