A Yellow Level Adverse Weather Alert #1, was issued for Trinidad yesterday (Tuesday) morning and is to remain in effect until 6 p.m. today.
The warning issued by the Trinidad and Tobago Meteorological Services (TTMS) as the Inter-Tropical Convergence Zone yesterday caused sudden thunder showers in the morning period, especially over South and Central Trinidad.
Issued minutes before noon, the alert stated that heavy showers and thunderstorms were already affecting parts of Trinidad and were “forecast to spread across the country over the next 24-36 hours due to the Inter-Tropical Convergence Zone and Tropical Wave 34 on Wednesday”.
– Heavy showers and thunderstorms are already affecting parts of Trinidad and are forecast to spread across the country over the next 24-36 hours due to the Intertropical Convergence Zone and Tropical Wave 34 on Wednesday.
– Main impacts include locally heavy rainfall that will trigger street/flash flooding, gusty winds in excess of 55 KM/H causing wind damage, frequent lightning that could become dangerous and with light winds, funnel cloud, waterspout, and possible tornado activity. Landslides are also possible.
– Alert is in effect from 11:27 AM Tuesday through 6:00 PM Wednesday for Trinidad, mainly southern areas.