This alert message is valid from 2pm Thursday 26th October and will be TERMINATED at 6pm 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.
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Unstable conditions are affecting the island and are likely to generate accumulations of 2 to 4 inches (50 to 100mm) with isolated higher amounts in scattered moderate to heavy showers mainly over northern, northwestern, and central districts.
-Runoff from higher elevations. Soil erosion/land slippage on exposed or scarred land surfaces.
- Water settlements on roads and fields. Adjustments to water levels of existing water bodies (ponds etc.). – Large objects or debris from higher elevations becoming embedded within fast-moving water flows.
- Flooding at the foot of hillsides and coastal roads.
- Delays on traffic routes with some roads being impassable or cut off in and out of minor towns
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