Friday 30 October, 2020

Flash flood warning in effect for Bridgetown area

A flash flood warning is in effect for the Bridgetown area and surrounding districts from 1.20 pm.

The Barbados Meteorological Services (BMS) will provide an update at 6 pm. 

Moderate to heavy showers are expected with maximum rainfall accumulations of 15.0 to 50.0mm.

Residents and visitors have been advised that the following impacts are imminent during this forecast period : 

  • Strong runoff from higher elevations.
  • Debris such as small rocks, mud and tree foliage could end up on roads and property. 
  • Traffic delays are likely. 
  • Flooding at the foot of hillsides and coastal roads is possible.

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