MET Office: Expect more rain

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MET Office: Expect more rain

The country can experience more intense rainfall according to the Meteorological Office of Trinidad and Tobago.

Trinidad and Tobago remains under an Adverse Weather Alert (Yellow Level) from the Trinidad and Tobago Meteorological Service (TTMS) that went into effect at 12:00 AM (midnight) on Wednesday.

The Alert, which is in effect until 12:00 PM (noon) on Friday, says the severity of impacts is moderate, and the certainty of the adverse weather event is likely.

In TTMS’ update on Tuesday evening, they say, “There is also a 70% (high) chance of heavy showers and thunderstorms that can produce intense rainfall in excess of 25 millimeters.

Gusty winds in excess of 55 KM/H may be experienced especially in the vicinity of heavy showers/thunderstorms.

Street/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.”

Speaking with News Power Now this morning Meteorologist Stefon Dickson explained the intense rainfall being experienced is due to the passage of a Tropical wave.