Re: Flash Flood Watch in Effect for SKN from 8pm Monday 9th November 2020

Flash Flood Watch Issued By Antigua And Barbuda Meteorological Services

Monday, Nov 9, 2020

For the Leeward Islands Including St. Kitts And Nevis And British Virgin Islands

A Flash Flood Watch Is in Effect for Low Lying and Flood Prone Areas of Antigua, Barbuda, Montserrat, St. Kitts, Nevis, Anguilla, and The British Virgin Islands Valid From 8 P.M. Tonight Until 8 A.M. Tomorrow Tuesday.

A Flash Flood Watch Means That Moderate to Major Flooding Is Possible but Not Imminent in The Watch Area. Flash Flooding Is a Very Dangerous Situation.

Residents in Low Lying and Flood Prone Areas Should Make Preparations for Flooding To Safeguard Life And Property. They Should Be Prepared to Move to Higher Ground If Flooding Rains Develop or A Flash Flood Warning Is Issued.

The Interaction of a Tropical Wave and A Surface Trough Over the Area Is Causing Periodic Heavy Showers. Already, Up To 3.5 Inches of Rain Have Fallen Across Antigua In the Last Hour and Another 3 Or More Inches Is Possible in The Next 12 Hours. Hence, Moderate to Major Flooding of Low Lying and Flood Prone Areas Is Possible.

St. Kitts Meteorological Services in Collaboration with Antigua And Barbuda Meteorological Services Will Continue to Monitor the Weather Situation. Please Stay Tuned to Local Radio or Television for Watch Updates and Possible Warnings.
Letitia Humphreys/Antigua Met Services

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