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Met Office says Hurricane Larry poses no threat to Barbados

September 2nd, 2021

The Barbados Meteorological Services (BMS) is closely monitoring Hurricane Larry in the Atlantic, which was located near 13.5N 34.2W (about 2700km/1680 miles east of Barbados) at 11:00 a.m. today Thursday, September 2nd, 2021.

However, the BMS is advising the public there are no watches or warnings in effect for Barbados, and the system does not pose any threat to Barbados.

Hurricane Larry is currently moving towards the west at 17 mph with a minimum central pressure of 985 MB. Maximum associated winds have increased to near 80 mph.

Larry is expected to go through rapid intensification during the next couple of days and is forecast to become a
major hurricane (Category 3 or higher) by tomorrow night, Friday, September 3rd, 2021.

A gradual turn towards the west-northwest is expected over the next few days. On its current track, this system is
expected to pass well north of the eastern Caribbean.

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