Hurricane Warning Orange Level Issued for Tobago

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Hurricane Warning Orange Level Issued for Tobago

A Hurricane Warning is in effect for Tobago.

This means there is a higher potential for hurricane conditions, including sustained winds in excess of 100 km/h, within the warning area, in this case within the 24 hours.

As of 11 am today, Hurricane Beryl was located near 10.7°N 54.9°W, approximately 640km east-southeast of Tobago, moving westward near 34km/h.

As Beryl approaches the southern Windwards on Monday, there is a high chance (70-80%) of hurricane force winds impacting Tobago from early Monday morning.

Heavy showers and thunderstorms are likely from midnight tonight, and sea conditions will become choppy and rough.

The next update will be at 2 pm today or earlier if necessary.

Take immediate actions to protect their lives, livelihoods, and property.

Shelter in place or evacuate to a safe location if your home is unsafe or vulnerable to flooding or wind damage.

Secure food, water and medicine for at least 7 days in waterproof containers.

Outdoor drains should be clear and loose objects secured by now.

Sandbags should be near all entrances to your home.

Monitor official news sources.

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