Flood Warning In Effect For Barbados

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A flood warning has been issued for Barbados from 3:00 p.m. today, Wednesday, August 22. This comes as a low to mid-level shear-line feature has been producing some pockets of moderate to heavy showers and isolated thunderstorms across the island over the past few hours. Rainfall accumulations of one to two inches (25 to 50 mm) have already been recorded …

Public Urged To Monitor Approaching System

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Residents across Barbados are being advised to closely monitor the approach of Hurricane Beryl as it makes its way towards the island chain. Director of the Department of Emergency Management, Kerry Hinds, today issued this caution as officials continue to monitor the system, which is presently moving towards the west near 15 miles per hour or 24 km per hour. …

No Tsunami Alert Issued For Barbados

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No tsunami alerts have been issued for Barbados. This assurance has come from Director of the Department of Emergency Management, Kerry Hinds, and the Director of the Barbados Meteorological Services, Sonia Nurse, in the wake of a circulating Whatsapp message stating that Barbados was among over 30 countries under tsunami alert following a 7.9 magnitude earthquake in Costa Rica. Ms. …

Flood Warning For Tropical Storm Maria

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A flood warning is now in effect for Barbados as feeder bands from Tropical Storm (TS) Maria begin to produce pockets of moderate to heavy showers, thunderstorms, and gusty winds across Barbados. The warning was issued by the Barbados Meteorological Services at 12:00 p.m. today, as the island remains under a tropical storm watch as TS Maria approached the region. …

New Number For Met Service At Paragon

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The Barbados Meteorological Services’ Rawinsonde Upper-Air Station, located at Paragon, Christ Church, has a new number. It is 535-0037. See also: READ MORE Flood Warning In Effect For Barbados anemptytextlline READ MORE Public Urged To Monitor Approaching Syst… anemptytextlline READ MORE Frederick Smith School’s New Phone Numbe… anemptytextlline READ MORE No Tsunami Alert Issued For Barbados anemptytextlline READ MORE Flood …