The Adverse Weather Alert
The Trinidad and Tobago Meteorological Service has issued an Adverse Weather Alert Yellow Level on Monday afternoon at 4:14 PM. The alert will go effect at 5:00 AM Tuesday 4th May 2021 and will remain in effect through 6:00 PM Tuesday 4th May 2021.
Additional shower and thunderstorm activity is forecast through the remainder of the week, though peak inclement weather is initially forecast on Tuesday.
Trinidad and Tobago is not under any tropical storm watch or warning at this time.
“There is a high potential for moderate to heavy showers and isolated thunderstorms initially favoring Tobago and offshore areas between Trinidad and Tobago from early morning. Activity is expected to spread across Trinidad as the day progresses. Localized flooding, landslips, and gusty winds in excess of 45 km/hr are likely in areas of heavy showers or thunderstorms.” 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 likely.
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. This means that the hazard is possible to be aware of the impacts of street/flash flooding and gusty winds in your area. Areas prone to landslides should also be aware of the hazard and impacts.