Severe Weather Statement For Barbados

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A severe weather statement has been issued for Barbados, as the Barbados Meteorological Services (MET Office) continues to monitor the progress of two tropical waves to the south-east of the island. The statement, which was issued today, Monday, July 17, at noon, indicated that the wave closest to the island had an area of low pressure located about 700 miles …

Only MET Office To Issue Warnings

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The decision on whether or not to issue a tsunami warning for Barbados rests solely with the Barbados Meteorological Service (MET Office). This point was underscored by Senior Meteorologist of the Barbados MET Office, Clairmont Williams, during a recent press conference at the Department of Emergency Management to launch Earthquake and Tsunami Smart Month 2017. “As the warning focal point …