GOVERNMENT OF BARBADOS

Department of Emergency Management

ADVISORY #6: THE TROPICAL STORM WATCH FOR BARBADOS HAS BEEN DISCONTINUED ISSUED AT 11:00 A.M. SUNDAY 8th JULY, 2018

Emergency Information

Current Emergency Alerts

Tropical Storm ‘Beryl’ at 11:00 a.m LOCATION...14.4N 57.9W ABOUT 130 MI...210 KM TO THE NORTHEAST OF BARBADOS MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...45 MPH...75 KM/H PRESENT MOVEMENT..TOWARDS THE .WNW OR 290 DEGREES AT 23 MPH...37 KM/H MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1007 MB...29.74 INCHES On this present position and the latest available forecast track Tropical Storm Beryl no longer poses a direct threat to Barbados. Hence the Tropical Storm Watch for Barbados has been discontinued However, some pockets of moderate to heavy showers and occasional gusty winds are still possible, with rainfall accumulations of 25 - 50mm (1 to 2inches) with isolated higher amounts. It may become necessary to issue a Flood Warning at short notice. Some deterioration in sea-conditions is still expected as Beryl moves over the area, with swells forecast to peak around 3.0 m (10ft). Thus, a small-craft warning remains in effect for Barbados until 6:00am Monday, 9th July 2018. A small-craft warning means in this case that seas equal to or greater than 3m (10ft) will be affecting the marine area. This is the last Advisory for Barbados on Tropical Storm Beryl.