Flash Flood Watch

A flash flood watch is in effect for Barbados until 6pm. A statement from the Barbados Meteorological Service says a tropical wave is currently affecting the island and rainfall accumulations of up to 25 millimeters have been recorded across parts of the island. These unstable conditions will continue to affect the island into tonight generating […]

Barbadians Urged to Prepare for Hurricane Season

Minister of Information and Home Affairs, Wilfred Abrahams, and other officials have urged the Barbadian public to be prepared as the 2023 Atlantic season starts tomorrow. Mr. Abrahams was speaking at a news briefing along with the Director of the Department of Emergency Management, Kerry Hinds, the acting Director of Barbados Meteorological  Services, Brian Murray […]

Fire at Jemmott’s Lane

The Barbados Fire Service has been battling a blaze at the old Barbados Family Planning building at Jemmott’s Lane, St. Michael. The Fire Service has ordered an evacuation of surrounding buildings. Chief Fire Officer, Errol Maynard, provided an update.   This is the latest in a string of fires in derelict buildings. The Fire Chief […]