Friday 16 November, 2018

Weather conditions improve in Tobago

Weather conditions in Tobago are said to be greatly improved.

This is the Meteorological Office of Trinidad and Tobago says Tobago is no longer at great risk from severe weather conditions, as the Intertropical Convergence Zone (ITCZ) has since passed over the island and no longer threatens severe or heavy rainfall.

Allen Stewart, director of the Tobago Emergency Management Agency (TEMA) has advised that while Tobago is now outside the danger zone, showers are still expected throughout the day.

Stewart has also confirmed that TEMA is currently engaged in treating with reports, conducting initial damage assessment exercises around Tobago and checking for potential land slippage that may pose a threat to motorists on the island’s roadways.

As a result of the changing weather conditions, George Leacock, Executive Chairman of the Tobago Festivals Commission, has confirmed that the Tobago Blue Food Festival will take place on Sunday 21 October at the Bloody Bay Grounds.

Attendees are advised to walk with umbrellas.