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Message BMS_20210408154005 from Barbados_Meteorological_Services sent at 11:40:05 on 2021-04-08
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A DUST HAZE ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR BARBADOS.
This alert message is valid from 6 PM Thursday, 8th April, 2021 and will be UPDATED at 6 AM Friday 9th April, 2021 or sooner if conditions warrant. A dust-haze advisory is issued when dust haze has already or is forecast to reduce visibility to between 5 to 10km within 36 hours. Hazard Info:- **** Hazard Info **** A thick plume of Saharan dust haze has been affecting the island and the marine areas. Fluctuations in concentrations of dust haze are expected to continue into tomorrow Friday 9th April, 2021. Key Message(s): - Residents and visitors should be aware of some slight reduction to visibility due to dust haze - Persons with respiratory issues or allergies should ensure that they travel with, or have close at hand, all prescribed medications. - Marine users should monitor the situation closely, along with the forecast for any further deterioration.
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