Localized Flood Alert #1 – Yellow Level in effect from Thursday 4th August 2022, 8:00 PM until Friday 5th August 2022, 8:00 PM!
Issuance time (local time)Thu, Aug 4, 2022 5:12 PM
Due to the rainfall accumulation over the past 2 days, smaller watercourses are becoming overwhelmed. With extended periods of rainfall forecasted for tonight and tomorrow and 60% chance of heavy showers and/or thunderstorms expected, localized ponding can occur and flooding in some areas due to filled drains and smaller water courses. This can be exacerbated at high tides which will be at approximately 8 p.m. (4th August), 9 a.m. and 9 p.m. (5th August). Note that major rivers are being monitored and continue to be contained at this time though they are near threshold levels (particularly the Caroni River).
Carefully monitor weather conditions and river/water levels.
Monitor updates from official sources and plan safety measures and do not take unnecessary risks.
Avoid driving or wading through flood waters. Follow the instructions of government officials.
More information: www.metoffice.gov.tt; www.odpm.gov.tt
Area description: Various locations across Trinidad