A Severe Thunderstorm Warning In Effect For New Providence and The Berry Islands

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THE BAHAMAS DEPARTMENT OF METEOROLOGY HAS RE-ISSUED A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FROM 9:15 PM UNTIL 11:00 PM TUESDAY 28TH JUNE 2022.

A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING IS NOW IN EFFECT FOR NEW PROVIDENCE, THE BERRY ISLANDS AND THEIR ADJACENT WATERS.

THE SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR EXUMA, ALONG WITH ITS ADJACENT WATERS HAS BEEN DISCONTINUED.

AT 9:14 PM LIGHTNING DETECTION, RADAR AND SATELLITE IMAGERY CONTINUED TO DEPICT LINES OF SHOWERS WITH EMBEDDED THUNDERSTORMS ASSOCIATED WITH DEEP LAYERED TROUGHING MOVING NORTHWARDS, TOWARD AND ACROSS THE WARNING AREAS.

SOME OF THESE THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE SEVERE AT TIMES CAUSING STRONG GUSTY WINDS, DANGEROUS LIGHTNING, HEAVY DOWNPOURS, HAIL AND POSSIBLE WATERSPOUT OR TORNADIC ACTIVITY. LOCALIZED FLOODING IS ALSO POSSIBLE DURING THE PASSAGE OF THESE STORMS.

BOATERS IN THE WARNING AREAS SHOULD SEEK SAFE HARBOUR AND RESIDENTS IN THE WARNING AREAS SHOULD STAY INDOORS AND AWAY FROM WINDOWS WHEN CONDITIONS WORSEN. RESIDENTS SHOULD NOT SEEK SHELTER UNDER TREES OR IN WATER AS THESE CAN BECOME LIGHTNING CONDUCTORS.

News date : 00/00/0000    Category : Weather

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