Adverse weather alert issued for T&T-Expect thunderstorms and high winds

Adverse weather alert issued for T&T-Expect thunderstorms and high winds

 


Key Messages
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— An active and fast-moving tropical wave (Tropical Wave 41) is approaching the region, forecast to move across the area on Friday into Saturday, with a surge of Saharan Dust following on Sunday.
— Periods of heavy rainfall may trigger street or flash flooding across both islands over the next 48 hours. The main impacts include increased sustained winds, with wind gusts in excess of 55 KM/H possible, causing power dips/outages, downed trees, and localized wind damage. Frequent lightning may accompany thunderstorms. Landslides are possible across the Northern Range and Tobago. Funnel clouds and waterspouts are possible, though chances remain low. Seas are forecast to be agitated.
– The alert is in effect from 12:00 AM Friday through 2:00 PM Friday for Trinidad, Tobago, and surrounding marine areas.

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