Sunday 29 November, 2020

An inch of rain recorded as another Tropical Wave approaches Barbados

October 28th radar image for rainfall from the Barbados Meteorological Service.

October 28th radar image for rainfall from the Barbados Meteorological Service.

After months of drought conditions, today, four parishes recorded in excess of an inch of rain.

The Barbados Meteorological Service issued an update stating:

"A tropical wave interacting with a mid to upper-level trough is affecting the island.

This radar image shows that most of the island received at least half an inch of rainfall (12.5mm) while some areas in St Phillip, St John, St Peter and St Lucy receiving an inch of rainfall (25mm)."

Barbados was under Flash Flood Watch from 9:30 am this morning to midday and then it was updated to 6pm. Now the Flash Flood Watch has been extended to tomorrow, October 29, at 6am.

Tonight's weather forecast  

Synopsis: A mid to upper-level trough and a tropical wave is affecting the island.

General Forecast: Mostly cloudy to overcast with widely scattered light to moderate rain, occasional intermittent scattered heavy to violent showers and a medium chance of scattered thunderstorms.

October 29 forecast

Synopsis: Another tropical wave will be approaching the island.

General Forecast: Mostly cloudy with breaks of sunshine with frequent intermittent widely scattered moderate to heavy showers and a very slight chance of scattered thunderstorms.

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