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FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 2PM

FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 2PM

November 14, 20181062Views
14th November 2018 – The Antigua and Barbuda Meteorological Services extends a Flash Flood Watch for the British Virgin Islands until 2PM today.
 
A Flash Flood Watch means that moderate to major flooding is possible but not imminent in the watch area.
 
The Antigua and Barbuda Meteorological Services states that the presence of a persistent trough, lingering moisture and instability from a tropical wave will continue to generate cloudiness with showers across the Islands today.
 
The Antigua and Barbuda Meteorological Services has also indicated the possibility of a rainfall total for the forecast period to be 15 to 25 mm or 0.6 to one inch.
 
The Met Service also expects a high chance of showers with a moderate chance of showers thunderstorms tonight.
 
Wind are from the East southeast at 22 to 33 km/h or 12 to 18 knots and seas are in the range of 7 feet. A small craft advisory is in effect for the British Virgin Islands.
 
Persons at home and abroad are encouraged to download the DDM’s Alert app in the Apple App store or Google Play store to receive updates of any hazards that have the potential or are affecting the Territory.
 
You can also visit the DDM’s webpage at www.bviddm.com and subscribe for updates or like us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/bvi.ddm.
 
Disclaimer: The Department of Disaster Management (DDM) is not an official Meteorological Office. The Information disseminated by the Department is gathered from a number of professional sources used or contracted by the DDM to provide such information. This information is to be used as a guide by anyone who has interest in local weather conditions. By no means can the DDM or the BVI Government be held accountable by anyone who uses this information appropriately for legal evidence or in justification of any decision which may result in the loss of finances, property or life.