|Severe thunderstorm warning|
|Thursday, 24 May 2012 15:18|
The bahamas department of meteorology has issued a severe thunderstorm warning from 1:15pm until 3:15pm, and maintains a watch until 5:00pm thursday 24th, may 2012.A severe thunderstorm warning is now in effect for, bimini, grand bahama, abaco and their adjacent waters while a severe thunderstorm watch remains in effect for berry islands, north andros and their adjacent waters.
At 1:10pm, radar and satellite data indicated clusters of strong thunderstorms moving northeast from the florida straits toward the warning areas, and isolated strong thunderstorms approaching the watched areas.ome of these thunderstorms have the potential to be severe at times causing strong gusty winds, dangerous lightning, heavy downpours and possible waterspout or tornadic activity.Boaters in the warning and watch areas should remain alert and seek safe harbour and residents in the warning and watch areas should stay indoors and away from windows until conditions improve.
Newer news items:
Older news items: