After 3 Days, T&T No Longer Under An Adverse Weather Alert

The Trinidad and Tobago Meteorological Service has discontinued the Adverse Weather Alert for the country following back-to-back Tropical Waves 19 and 20, with the Intertropical Convergence Zone remaining present. While isolated showers are possible overnight, impactful activity is not likely.

What you need to know

Rainfall: Showers and thunderstorms remain in the forecast through Monday due to the Intertropical Convergence Zone remaining near the country. Higher rainfall chances will exist across eastern Trinidad and Tobago. Through Monday morning, additional rainfall totals up to 10 millimeters are possible.
Hazards: Gusty winds may accompany heavier showers or the isolated thunderstorm. Street flooding may also be possible during heavier showers or the odd thunderstorm. Lightning will accompany thunderstorms.
Alerts/Watches/Warnings: The Adverse Weather Alert has been discontinued by the Trinidad and Tobago Meteorological Service. There are no tropical cyclone watches or warnings in effect for T&T at this time.

Adverse Weather Alert Discontinued

The Trinidad and Tobago Meteorological Service has discontinued the Adverse Weather Alert (Yellow Level) on Sunday afternoon at 4:36 PM. The first alert was issued on Thursday, July 13th, 2022, at 2:53 PM.

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

Adverse Weather Alert information from the Trinidad and Tobago Meteorological Service
Adverse Weather Alert information from the Trinidad and Tobago Meteorological Service

“The most impactful weather has dissipated, and settled conditions are present in most areas. Cloudy conditions will, however, persist into the nighttime with showers over a few areas. There is also a low (30%) chance of the odd isolated thunderstorm, especially over southern parts of Trinidad. It should also be noted that street flooding and gusty winds are possible in the event of heavier downpours,” according to the Trinidad and Tobago Meteorological Service.

The color of the 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, and the certainty is possible.

At this level, according to the TTMS, there is a low risk to public safety, livelihoods, and property.

The Met Office is advising the public to monitor weather conditions and official updates.

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