The National Hurricane Center, based in the United States, is reporting that as of 8 am on Saturday, July 25, Tropical Storm Gonzalo is 100 miles East of Trinidad. This means that the NHC expects a more direct hit for Trinidad than previously expected.
Tobago still remains in the storm’s firing line as well.
Orange Level Weather Alerts have been set by local weather agencies; Trinidad’s alert takes effect at 11 am while Tobago’s is already in effect, it started at 8 am.
Late on Friday, the storm veered slightly south than previously projections, putting Trinidad in a more direct line to the storm than usual.
Gonzalo, despite becoming less organised, can push maximum sustained winds of 40 mph.
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