Adverse Weather Alert Discontinued, Heavy Showers & Isolated Thunderstorms Still Forecast

While the Adverse Weather Alert has been discontinued for T&T at this time, the ITCZ is forecast to linger across the country through mid-week, with potentially periods of heavy rainfall affecting mainly southern and eastern halves of Trinidad and to a lesser extent, Tobago.

Adverse Weather Alert Discontinued

Information concerning the Adverse Weather Alert from the Trinidad and Tobago Meteorological Service
Information concerning the Adverse Weather Alert from the Trinidad and Tobago Meteorological Service
Information concerning the Adverse Weather Alert from the Trinidad and Tobago Meteorological Service

The Trinidad and Tobago Meteorological Service has discontinued the Adverse Weather Alert (Yellow Level) for Trinidad and Tobago, according to the TTMS, the threat of significant, impactful weather has diminished.

According to the TTMS, “The threat of significant, impactful weather has diminished, although an isolated thunderstorm and heavy showers are still possible mainly in southern areas. Low-level winds are increasing and gusty winds are likely in the vicinity of showers. IMPACTS: Loose items can be displaced and weaker tree branches can be broken. Seas can become choppy and agitated in the vicinity of gusty winds.

Trinidad and Tobago is NOT under any tropical storm threat, watch or warning.

The color of the Adverse Weather Alert indicates the severity of the event and the probability of the event occurring. Currently, the alert level is at Green, as the discontinuation was issued but the certainty is possible. Loose items can be displaced and weaker tree branches can be broken in gusty winds as well as seas can become choppy and agitated.

At this level, there is negligible impact on human safety, assets are basically undamaged and income earning potential is unaffected.

The Met Office is advising the public to monitor weather conditions and continue to monitor official sources for information.

Image Credit: Trinidad and Tobago Meteorological Service
Image Credit: Trinidad and Tobago Meteorological Service

Image Credit: Trinidad and Tobago Meteorological Service

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