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Met Office: Hot spell alert is old, not recently issued

The Met Office says a social media post about a pending heat spell, has not been recently circulated by the office.

The social media post claims that over the next week, the country would experience maximum temperatures of 33 degrees Celsius or above.

But in the statement issued on Monday, the Met Office makes it clear that it is not a recent alert.

Met Office cancels Riverine Flood Alert

The Met Office has cancelled the Riverine Flood Alert and has returned the alert level to green.
 
The Met Office states that water levels in the nation's main river courses are now below threshold values and these rivers are now in a contained state.
 

Met Office cancels Adverse Weather Alert

The Met Office has canceled the Adverse Weather Alert and has returned the level to green.
 
The Met Office says that weather conditions have improved considerably.
 
However, the Riverine Alert remains at orange.
 
The statement said that river levels are currently near threshold values in some parts, especially along the Caroni basin and flooding is ongoing in certain regions as well.
 

Met Office cancels adverse weather warning

The Met Office has canceled the adverse weather warning, which was initially scheduled to run until 6pm today.
 
The Met Office said that the rainfall activity due to the ITCZ has now dissipated.
 
It says however, that Inter-Tropical Convergence Zone is expected to linger over the next few days.
 

Met Office: Weather improvements by late morning tomorrow

The heavy rain that dominated most of the last three days should be done by tomorrow, according to the forecast by the Met Office.

The Met Office says patchy cloudiness with showers will occur in varying localities mainly after midnight but notes that there is just a 40% chance of thunderstorm activity in few areas towards dawn.

It says that tomorrow, showers will occur in varying localities with improvement expected after late morning.

Met Office warns of possible flooding with heavy showers

The Met Office is warning that there is a 70% chance of one or two showers becoming heavy and thundery during the early afternoon.

Already, several parts of the country are experiencing rainfall, including some thunder showers.

The Met Office says the country will be cloudy at times with intermittent showers in varying localities. 

It adds that gusty winds and street/flash flooding are likely in heavy showers and thundershowers.

 

 

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