FLASH FLOOD ADVISORY STATEMENT

TAPA
BULLETIN
FLASH FLOOD ADVISORY
ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA METEOROLOGICAL SERVICES
2:56 PM ECT TUE, JAN 14, 2020

... FLOOD ADVISORY FOR ST. KITTS... 

A FLASH FLOOD ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT FOR MINOR FLOODING OF LOW LYING AND FLOOD PRONE AREAS OF ST. KITTS VALID FROM 3 PM TODAY TUESDAY UNTIL 5 PM THIS EVENING. A FLOOD ADVISORY MEANS THAT STREAMS, CREEKS AND DRAINS MAY BE ELEVATED OR EVEN OVERFLOWING INTO STREETS, LOW LYING AND FLOOD PRONE AREAS; HOWEVER, PROPERTY DAMAGE WILL BE MINIMAL.

INCONVENIENCES CAN BE EXPECTED BUT THE FLOODING IS NOT EXPECTED TO BE IMMEDIATELY LIFE THREATENING. HOWEVER, JUST ONE FOOT OF FLOWING WATER IS ENOUGH TO SWEEP VEHICLES OFF THE ROAD. WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS BE EXTREMELY CAUTIOUS, AND IF IN DOUBT, MAKE THE SMART CHOICE, TURN AROUND DON&8217;T DROWN. MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND.

A MID TO UPPERL LEVEL TROUGH ENHANCING LOW LEVEL MOISTURE OVER THE NORTHEAST CARIBBEAN IS INFLUENCING THE WEATHER OVER THE LEEWARD AND BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS, CAUSING PERIODIC HEAVY SHOWERS.

ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA METEOROLOGICAL SERVICES WILL CONTINUE TO MONITOR THE SITUATION. PLEASE STAY TUNED TO LOCAL RADIO AND TV STATIONS FOR THE LATEST INFORMATION.


FORECASTER

LETITIA HUMPHREYS