Met Office issues flash flood warning for Antigua and Barbuda

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Rain has been consistent throughout Thursday

Antigua and Barbuda Meteorological services has issued a flash flood advisory for minor flooding in low-lying and flood-prone areas of Antigua and Barbuda valid until 5 pm today Thursday.

A flood advisory means that streams, creeks, and drains may be elevated or even overflowing into streets, low-lying and flood-prone areas; however, property damage will be minimal.

Inconveniences can be expected but the flooding is not expected to be immediately life threatening, however, just one foot of flowing water is enough to sweep vehicles off the road. when encountering flooded roads be extremely cautious, and if in doubt, make the smart choice, turn around don’t drown move to higher ground.

The meteorological service will continue to monitor the situation. please call 463-4638 for later statements. also, stay tuned to local radio and tv stations for the latest information.

(PRESS RELEASE)

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