A flash food watch is in effect for Barbados as unstable conditions are affecting the island and are likely to generate accumulations of 1 to 2 inches (25 to 50mm), with isolated higher amounts, in scattered moderate to heavy showers throughout the afternoon.
Possible moderate to significant:
-Runoff from higher elevations.
-Soil erosion on exposed or scarred land surfaces.
-Water settlements on roads and fields at the foot of hills and coastal roads.
-Adjustments to water levels of existing water bodies (ponds etc.). –
-Objects or debris from higher elevations becoming embedded within fast-moving water flows.
-Delays on traffic routes with some roads becoming impassable in and out of minor towns.
This alert message is valid from 12 NOON 26th, October 2023 and will be UPDATED/TERMINATED at 6 PM or sooner if conditions
A flash-flood watch is issued when heavy or excessive rainfall in a short period of time (generally less than 6 hours) could result in flash
flooding within the watch area. It does not mean that flooding will occur, but it is possible.
For more information specific to your area, please visit:- https://www.barbadosweather.org/weatherBarResp.php or our social media pages