Adverse Weather Alert Updated For T&T, 2nd Ever Issued During The Dry Season

Showers and thunderstorms are affecting T&T with peak rainfall and inclement weather ongoing today, with additional activity expected on Monday.

The Adverse Weather Alert

The Trinidad and Tobago Meteorological Service has updated the Adverse Weather Alert Yellow Level on Sunday morning at 9:22 PM. The alert will go effect at 9:30 AM Sunday 28th March 2021 and will remain in effect through 2:00 PM Tuesday 30th March 2021.

Additional shower and thunderstorm activity is forecast into Wednesday.

Trinidad and Tobago is not under any tropical storm watch or warning at this time.

Adverse Weather Alert #2
Adverse Weather Alert #2

Periods of rain and showers of varying intensities, are expected to continue intermittently, with a 60-70% (medium to high) chance of thunderstorm activity. Gusty winds in excess of 55 km/hr may be experienced especially in the vicinity of showers/thunderstorms. Localized flooding is highly likely and rivers with smaller capacity can overflow their banks. Seas can become agitated due to strong winds.” according to the Trinidad and Tobago Meteorological Service. This “alert” status takes into account the possibility of the event occurring. This adverse weather event is observed.

The color of the alert indicates the severity of the event and the probability of the event occurring. Currently, the alert level is at Yellow. Currently, the hazard is observed so you need to be aware of the impacts of street/flash flooding and gusty winds in your area according to the Adverse Weather Alert. Areas prone to landslides should also be aware of the hazard and impacts. Moderate impacts are expected.

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