Adverse Weather Alert Discontinued For T&T, Low Chance Of Thunderstorms Remain

The Trinidad and Tobago Meteorological Service has discontinued the Adverse Weather Alert for the country as activity associated with the passage of Tropical Wave 29 gradually dissipates. However, elevated moisture and instability are forecast to remain present across the area on Monday, with showers and thunderstorms still possible.

What you need to know

Rainfall: Few isolated showers with the odd thunderstorm remain in the forecast over the next 24 hours as trailing moisture and instability following the passage of Tropical Wave 29 remains across T&T. However, an approaching surge of Saharan Dust will limit activity. Additional rainfall totals between 5 and 20 millimeters are forecast, trending higher across southern, eastern, and western coastal Trinidad with isolated totals up to 25 millimeters.
Hazards: Chances for street/flash flooding are medium to high through Monday. Chances for riverine flooding remain low. Gusty winds in excess of 45 KM/H accompanying heavy showers or thunderstorms are possible. 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 3:47 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
Adverse Weather Alert information from the Trinidad and Tobago Meteorological Service
Adverse Weather Alert information from the Trinidad and Tobago Meteorological Service

“The threat of the most impactful weather has significantly diminished. Generally, fair conditions can be expected this evening and tonight despite a few showers and the low chance (30%) of the odd heavy shower/thunderstorm. 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 unlikely.

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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