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The flood warning which was issued for Saint Lucia has been discontinued.

However, according to the 6 a.m. weather report issued by the Saint Lucia Meteorological Services, the island will continue to experience partly cloudy to cloudy skies with scattered showers this morning. a gradual decrease in clouds and shower activity is expected as the day progresses.

The message comes from the National Emergency Management office NEMO whose officials have encouraged Saint Lucians to continue to listen to subsequent weather reports for updates.

NEMO also takes the opportunity to remind the public of the following measures which should be observed when a flood watch or warning is issued:
Monitor weather conditions.
 
Additionally, during a flood, the following measures are recommended:
Turn off your water, electricity and gas supply at the main switches. Disconnect all electrical devices/appliances.
Store additional drinking water if needed.
Do not drive through a flooded road. Just a few inches of water can cause your car to float and actual water depth isn’t always obvious. The roadbed may have collapsed or been washed out under the water and you could get trapped or stranded.
 
Never play in high water or storm drains; you may get swept away by fast-moving water. Avoid swimming in flooded areas as the water often contains bacteria, downed utility lines or chemicals that may cause harm.
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