Sunday 18 August, 2019

Significant Saharan dust event expected in first week of June

A significant Saharan dust event is expected during the first week of June, as a plume of dust is expected to move through the region.

This according to the Trinidad and Tobago Meteorological Service.

The Met Office provided a Saharan dust update on Sunday.

You can read the update below:

As stated in our previous update, mild concentrations of Saharan dust linger in our atmosphere and is expected to do so into June. Keep in mind that mild concentrations can also have an impact on those that are more sensitive. Latest data also suggests that is significant event is possible during the first week of June, as a plume of dust is expected to move through the region within a wind surge.”


Persons with respiratory ailments are advised to take the necessary precautions.

 

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