The Barbados Meteorological Services has issued a severe thunderstorm watch.

A severe thunderstorm watch is issued when significant lightning activity in a short period of time (generally less than 6 hours) is within the watch area. It does not mean that severe thunderstorms will occur, but are possible.

Severe lightning activity associated with scattered thunderstorms is likely across the island.

The Met Office warns of possible lightning activity and Increase likelihood of power outages if lightning strikes power utility infrastructure.

The Met Office has also issued a flash flood warning for western and northern districts.

** Hazard Info **
Maximum Rainfall Accumulations of 50.0 to 100.0mm in moderate to heavy showers are expected across some western, central and northern districts.

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