Met Office: Riverine Flood Alert updated to red level
The Trinidad and Tobago Meteorological Service (TTMS) has upgraded its Riverine Flood Alert #2, from orange to red.
The Met Office said an active Inter-Tropical Convergence Zone (ICTZ) continues to produce periods of rain/showers and thunderstorm activity which can lead to flash or riverine flooding as well as landslides/landslips in areas so prone.
Gusty winds can be experienced in the vicinity of heavy downpours.
Citizens are therefore advised to plan emergency responses to safeguard life and property.
Homeowners are urged to pre-position sandbags if your area floods.
For more information, monitor official weather updates and news sources or visit the Office of Disaster Preparedness and Management (ODPM) website at www.odpm.gov.tt.
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