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Flash Flood Warning in effect

September 28th, 2021

A Flash Flood Warning is in effect for western and northwestern parishes of Barbados.

A Flash Flood Warning is issued when rapid flooding due to heavy or excessive rainfall in a short period of time (generally less than 6 hours) is occurring or is imminent in the warning area.

The Barbados Meteorological Services says maximum rainfall accumulations of 30.0 to 75.0 mm in heavy showers are likely across western, northwestern and central parishes.

The public is advised that the following are possible: strong runoff from higher elevations, soil erosion on bare or scarred land surfaces, debris such as small rocks, mud and tree foliage ending up on roads and property, traffic delays and flooding at the foot of hillsides and coastal roads.

The Warning is in effect until 6:00 p.m. today, but may be terminated sooner if conditions warrant.

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