Heavy rainfall expected from Friday to Sunday

The National Weather Watch Centre reports that moderate to heavy rainfall is expected from Friday April 9, 2021 to Sunday April 11, 2021. The coastal areas should receive heavy rainfall particularly in the early morning hours, with up to four inches of rain over a 24 hour period.

Additionally, above normal high tides, which will likely lead to flooding in low lying, poorly drained, and riverine areas are forecasted. There is a possibility of landslides in hilly areas as well.

Residents are advised to take all necessary precautions, especially drivers and road users.

The Civil Defence Commission will provide more updates as they become available.

Patrice Wishart
Public Information Officer
Civil Defence Commission