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Flood Watch in Effect for SVG until Noon

Flood Watch in Effect for SVG until Noon

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A FLOOD-WATCH IS IN EFFECT FOR St. Vincent and the Grenadines Until 12:00 NOON today Wednesday 28th June, 2017

Issued by the Barbados Meteorological Services At 7am Wednesday 28th June, 2017

A passing tropical wave with axis tilting from 15N55W to 06N59W has been generating cloudy to overcast skies, moderate to heavy showers, periods of rain and isolated thunderstorms across St. Vincent and the Grenadines during the last few hours.

Some flash-flooding is possible during the morning period over some areas of the islands. A Flood–Watch has been issued and will remain in effect until 12:00 noon today.

Rainfall accumulations of up to 100-150 mm {4-6 inches} are possible with higher amounts over mountainous terrain.

Residents in flood prone areas and areas prone to land slippage should continue to exercise caution and remain on the alert.

A Flood-Watch means that flooding is possible.

The Barbados Meteorological Services and the St. Vincent and the Grenadines Meteorological Office will continue to monitor this system and provide the necessary updates.

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