A Riverine flood alert, yellow level is in effect.
It was issued at 3:30pm today and scheduled to end on Saturday at 3:30pm.
The Meteorological Service says after today’s rainfall event, river levels along the Caroni River continue to rise and are currently near ninety percent.
It says weather conditions are expected to settle during the late afternoon to evening period however, occasional periods of heavy showers are still likely thereafter.
This additional rainfall can keep the river levels elevated so there remains a moderate risk to public safety, livelihood and property.
Members of the public are being asked to carefully monitor weather conditions and river/water levels.
Monitor updates from official sources and plan safety measures, including emergency supplies of food and water.
Do not take unnecessary risks. Follow the instructions of government officials.
The public can get more information by visiting www.metoffice.gov.tt/ ; www.odpm.gov.tt.