Tuesday 12 November, 2019

Update: Met Office discontinues adverse weather alert

Update October 3, 2019, 12:23 pm: 

The Trinidad and Tobago Meteorological Service has discontinued an adverse weather alert.

In an update shared via social media, the Met Office said the potential for adverse weather has been reduced.

"The potential for impactful weather has reduced significantly. As a result, the adverse weather alert has been discontinued. A few showers and the medium chance of an isolated thunderstorm can still be expected," the Met Office said.

The public is advised to continue to monitor the Met Office via its social media channels. 

 

Original story:

The Trinidad and Tobago Meteorological Service (Met Office) has issued another adverse weather alert, yellow level.

The Met Office says this is as a result of an incoming tropical wave which is expected to hit on Thursday.

Periods of showers or rain with the 60-80% chance of heavier showers or thunderstorm activity is forecast.

The Met Office also said there is a heightened risk of street/flash flooding as some ground surfaces are still saturated due to prior rainfall activity.

Gusty winds in excess of 55km/h may accompany heavy downpours and landslides/landslips are possible in areas so prone.

Members of the public are urged to monitor updates from the official weather source at www.metoffice.gov.tt.

For additional information on instructions, visit www.odpm.gov.tt.

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