Met Office alert: Rainfall until 4pm Tuesday

The Trinidad and Tobago Meteorological Service (TTMS) has issued a second adverse weather alert at the yellow level, this one for the period Monday 17th June, 2019 from 2 am to Tuesday 18th June, 2019 at 4 pm.

The TTMS has advised that periods of rain and/or showers and isolated thunderstorms are likely to continue to affect Trinidad and Tobago.

As a result, street/ flash flooding can occur in heavy downpours and there is an increased risk of landslides or landslips in areas with prolonged rainfall.

The alert says that additionally, winds can gust in excess of 55km/hr in the vicinity of showers or thunderstorms.

Yellow level means there is a moderate risk to public safety, livelihoods and property. 

It says that conditions may cause disruptions in a few places. However, the TTMS says that the level of disruption can be reduced if persons monitor conditions and reduce their level of exposure

Persons residing or working in flood-prone or landslip prone areas are being urged to be extra vigilant and to take the necessary steps to preserve life and property.

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