Friday 25 September, 2020

Update: Riverine flood alert discontinued

Update August 9, 2020, 4.22 pm:

A Riverine Flood alert which was issued for Trinidad and Tobago has been discontinued. 

In an update Sunday afternoon, the Trinidad and Tobago Meteorological Service said that the water levels were subsiding:

'Over the last 6 hours there has been significant improvement, as river levels along the Caroni basin are declining. The threat of Riverine Flooding has decreased considerably, as a result, the Riverine Flood alert is being discontinued.'

The Met Office urged the public to continue to monitor the latest updates via its official channels. 

 

Original story: 

The public is warned of a medium chance of showers and possible riverine flooding after heavy showers on Saturday.

Here’s a look at today’s weather, courtesy the Trinidad and Tobago Meteorological Service:

Trinidad, Tobago and the Windward Islands

Partly cloudy to cloudy periods will interrupt the sunshine in varying areas, producing light to moderate showers. There is a medium chance a heavy shower or thunderstorm in a few areas.

In the event of a heavy shower or thunderstorm winds can become gusty and street or flash flooding is likely. Riverine Flood Alert #1 – Yellow Level and Adverse Weather Alert #2 – Yellow Level are in effect.

 

The remainder of the Lesser Antilles

Generally fair conditions but with brief, light or moderate, showers in a few areas.

 

Temperature

Trinidad: 32℃

Tobago: 31℃

 

Seas

Seas are moderate with waves from two to 2.5 metres in open waters and less than one metre in sheltered areas.

 

Sunrise and Sunset

Sunrise: 5.55 am

Sunset: 6.26 pm

 

Tides

Trinidad

High tide: 7.17 am, 7.48 pm

Low tide: 1.22 am, 1.21 pm

Tobago

High tide: 7.21 am, 7.42 pm

Low tide: 1.14 am, 1.29 pm

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