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Tuesday 4 August, 2020

Update: Adverse weather alert discontinued

Updated at 10 am on June 9, 2020

The Trinidad and Tobago Meteorological Service (TTMS) has discontinued the yellow level Adverse Weather Alert for Trinidad and Tobago.

The Met Office said most of the impactful weather has remained offshore.

However, it said there is still a 30 percent (low) chance that few areas may receive heavy downpours or thunderstorms during the afternoon today (June 9).

Gusty winds and localised street flooding may accompany heavy downpours.

Citizens are urged to monitor weather conditions and updates from official sources via www.metoffice.gov.tt and www.odpm.gov.tt

 

Updated at 5 pm on June 8, 2020

Citizens are being told to brace for rain.

The Met Office has issued an Adverse Weather Alert #1 (Yellow Level) for Trinidad and Tobago.

It takes effect from 4 am on Tuesday and is expected to end at 2 pm.

The Met Office said there is a 70 percent chance of heavy showers and isolated thunderstorms associated with the passage of a Tropical Wave.

It said this activity is expected to peak during early morning tomorrow (Tuesday).

Street flooding is likely in heavy downpours and gusty winds in excess of 60 km/hr can accompany showers and thunderstorms.

Citizens are asked to monitor weather conditions and updates from official sources via www.metoffice.gov.tt and www.odpm.gov.tt

 

Original Story

The Trinidad and Tobago Meteorological Service (TTMS) is monitoring a Tropical Wave east of Trinidad and Tobago.

In a Facebook post on Monday, the Met Office said there is a medium chance of heavy showers and isolated thunderstorms from Monday night into Tuesday.

"TTMS is monitoring a tropical wave with convective activity currently to the east of T&T as evident on the visible satellite image. There is the medium (40%) chance of heavy showers and isolated thunderstorms, especially over eastern marine environs, from tonight into tomorrow."

"In the event of heavy showers/thunderstorms, winds can become gusty and street/flash flooding is likely."

Please continue to monitor the Met Office for further weather updates. 

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