The govt. of BON has issued Tropical Storm warnings and a
weather statement in Papiamento. Here is part of it in English:
Find press release issued by the Island Government attached.
A press conference was held this morning by the Governor,
more focused on advising the community to be alert.
Additional noteworthy information:
n The center
of the tropical storm is expected to pass around 2am.
n Prior to
that, the island will experience a lot of rain and wind already. These are the
two factors that need to be taken into account. Barbados
have received up to 600ml in a short timeframe, as result of Felix.
n Small boats
need to be on land. Bigger boats need to be in the marina at
n It is
advised not to be on the streets / outdoors as per midnight tonight.
n The areas of
Punt Vierkant and Belnem need to be especially alert, considering the fact that
we will be experiencing wind from the south west.
n Another press
conference will be organized later today.
This was sent to us by the GM of Tourism, R. Croes.
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My pet sitters are en route from Holland. My outdoor plants and furniture
secured. I pray the ABC island’s are unscathed. Keep us posted Liz.
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