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Prepare for gusty winds

June 24, 2024

The Barbados Meteorological Services (BMS) is closely monitoring a Tropical Wave located 125 miles/200 km southeast of Barbados, at 5:30 pm, today, Monday, June 24, 2024.

While there are no watches or warnings in effect for Barbados associated with this Wave, the public is urged to take note of the following potential impacts:

-As the wave passes south of Barbados tonight and early tomorrow gusty winds are expected especially during shower activity
-These winds are likely to result in the tumbling or rolling of unsecured objects such as garbage cans and tents

-Additionally, some tree branches could be blown down.

Current analysis suggests wind speeds of 50 km/h (30mph) along with higher gusts and a few downpours of rainfall are possible for Barbados tonight and early tomorrow.

The public is encouraged to monitor the BMS, DEM and GIS websites and their respective social media pages along with the local media networks throughout the night.

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