Met Service monitoring area of low pressure

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Met Service monitoring area of low pressure

The Trinidad and Tobago Meteorological Service (TTMS) continues to monitor an area of low pressure, AL95 (Figure 1) near the central Tropical Atlantic.

At 8:00 am, the area of active weather associated with the low was centred near 38 W longitude (near 2400 km), east-southeast of the southern Windward Islands. Showers and thunderstorms associated with the low continue to become more organized, and environmental conditions are expected to remain conducive.

The system is expected to continue moving west-northwest and develop into a tropical cyclone within the next 1-2 days.

At 8:00 am this morning (28th June 2024), the National Hurricane Center has given the system a 90% chance of developing into a Tropical Cyclone over the next 48 hours and a 90 % chance of development through 7 days. At this time, the system poses no direct threat to Trinidad and Tobago.

The initial outlook for Trinidad and Tobago is for cloudy skies with showers and a medium chance of thunderstorm activity by Monday 01st July 2024. Sea conditions are expected to become further agitated, particularly along western and northern coastlines.

THERE ARE CURRENTLY NO ALERTS, WATCHES OR WARNINGS IN EFFECT FOR TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO. The TTMS continues to monitor this area of low pressure and will issue an update at 2:00 pm today (28th June 2024) or earlier if the situation warrants. As always, pay close attention to information being issued by the TTMS by visiting, downloading our mobile app (search: TT Met Office) and following us on social media platforms.