UPDATE: Flood Warning Extended

by: - November 13, 2018
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A flood warning has been extended for Dominica until 6 p.m. this evening.

An area of disturbed weather associated with a tropical wave is expected to continue to generate cloudiness, showers and isolated thunderstorms across the area during the next 24 hours.

Radar imagery continues to show pockets of moderate to heavy showers to the south of Dominica with the potential of spreading inland during this afternoon.

As a result, the flood warning for Dominica has been extended to 6pm this evening and will be updated if conditions warrant. A flood warning means that flooding is already occurring or is expected during the period.

People in areas prone to flooding, landslides and falling rocks are advised to be vigilant and to exercise extreme caution during the period.

Thereafter, a high pressure system is projected to build across the area by late Wednesday producing an increase in wind speed.

Moderate seas are expected during the next 24 hours with waves peaking near 8.0ft. By Wednesday an increase to peak near 10 feet is anticipated. Small craft operators and sea bathers are advised to exercise caution.