Following showers and thunderstorms over the last two days associated with an active Intertropical Convergence Zone (ITCZ), following the passage of a low-level trough and a tropical wave on Friday. No significant rainfall is forecast over the weekend.
What you need to know
— Rainfall: Through the next 48 hours, no additional significant rainfall is anticipated. However. isolated showers and isolated thunderstorms are possible, interrupting mostly sunny skies mainly across Trinidad. Through the weekend, additional rainfall totals between 5 and 15 millimeters are forecast, with isolated totals up to 25 millimeters possible across eastern and southern areas, as well as western coastal Trinidad.
— Hazards: Floodwaters continue to inundate low-lying areas near the Caroni and South Oropuche River Basins. Any additional rainfall in these areas can slow runoff and lead to high chances of street/flash flooding. Gusty winds in excess of 45 KM/H accompanying heavy showers or thunderstorms are possible. Lightning will accompany thunderstorms. Landslides are possible across northern and eastern areas of Trinidad and Tobago.
— Alerts/Watches/Warnings: The Trinidad and Tobago Meteorological Service has discontinued the Riverine Flood Alert (Yellow Level) on Friday at 3:36 PM. There are no tropical storm or hurricane watches or warnings in effect for T&T at this time.
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