Another Adverse Weather Alert in effect for today

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Another Adverse Weather Alert in effect for today

The Trinidad and Tobago Meteorological Service (TTMS) has issued a new Adverse Weather alert – Yellow Level for today, Saturday, 26th November.

According to the Met Office, it was meant to take effect at 5am on Saturday and end at 8pm.

The Met Office said: Periods of rain and/or showers of varying intensities are expected from early morning Saturday 26th November favouring, but not confined to, Tobago and Northern areas of Trinidad as an active low-level tough traverses westward over our area.

There is also a 70% (high) chance of heavy showers and thunderstorms that can produce intense rainfall greater than 25mm and in excess of this amount in isolated areas. Gusty winds in excess of 55 km/h may be experienced especially in the vicinity of heavy showers/thunderstorms.

Street or flash flooding and localized ponding are also likely in heavy downpours.
Seas can become agitated at times in sheltered areas. Landslides/landslips are also possible in areas so prone.