Wednesday 21 August, 2019

T&T still facing effects of tropical wave, peak expected on Thursday

Showers and isolated thunderstorms are affecting parts of T&T and are still expected to continue periodically over the next 24 to 36 hours.

This, as a combination of atmospheric features, including a tropical wave, is still affecting the area.

Certain parameters remain unsupportive for severe activity, however, heavy showers and thunderstorms are still likely in some parts.

After Wednesday's rainfall, another peak is likely to occur on Thursday morning.

The Met Office says updates will be provided accordingly.

Meanwhile, the threat of street/flash flooding and landslips will be present, especially over areas that are susceptible. 

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