Met Office

Met Office warns of more rain today

The Trinidad and Tobago Meteorological Service is advising citizens to be vigilant and cautious as heavy rains and possible flash-flooding may occur throughout Trinidad within the next few hours.

The Met Office says that cloudy conditions and periods of heavy rain and showers are the results of an Inter-Tropical Convergence Zone.

The bulletin added that the rainy weather conditions are expected to continue for at least the next four to six hours.

However, it says a decrease in frequency and intensity of showers are expected toward nightfall.

Met Office urges caution, vigilance amid strong winds, rain

Trinidad and Tobago is now under a weather system that is expected to continue for the next three hours with chances of flooding and landslips.

The Met Office issued a bulletin at 7.30pm stating that the country will experience cloudy conditions with periods of rain, heavy showers and thundershowers.

It said that gusty winds are expected to affect both isands for a four-hour period.

The bulletin says localised street of flash flooding is likely in heavy or prolonged downpours and that there is also a chance of landslides or landslips in elevated areas.

Met Office issues flood alert

The Met Office has issued the following statement with regard to flooding today.

"The Trinidad and Tobago Meteorological Service is issuing a riverine flood alert for Trinidad, having regard to this most recent rainfall activity associated with the Inter-Tropical Convergence Zone (ITCZ) over the last 18 hours.

As oppose to Street and Flash Flooding, Riverine Flooding is more prolong and widespread.