Barbados Weather Report - Flood watch discontinued; but a wet July 28
A flash flood watch put in place by the Barbados Meteorological Service last evening has been discontinued. However, they have warned that it will be a wet July 29, 2019.
As Barbadians prepare to take in a number of events, one of the biggest being the Soca Monarch Finals put on by the National Cultural Foundation, they have been told to expect more rain into tonight, as a tropical wave continues to affect the island.
Overnight rains dumped 5.6 millimetres of rain and with more predicted, it could make for a soggy Sunday.
According to the Met Office, today will be partly cloudy to cloudy with some light to moderate scattered showers and possible isolated thunderstorms in the first half of the day, with some light to moderate scattered showers and possible isolated thunderstorms later in the evening.
The current wind direction is from the East to South East at 10 to 30 km/h but a slight shift South Easterly to the South is predicted.
The seas are expected to be moderate in open water with swells of 1.5m to 2.0m.
Sunrise was at 5:43 a.m. and it should set around 6:27 p.m.
The maximum temperature recorded yesterday morning was 31⁰C, while over night it dropped to a low of 23,5⁰C overnight.
6:53 a.m. and 6:21 p.m.