More rain in 36-48 hours

The Met Office has discontinued the Riverine Flood Alert for Trinidad but is warning that more rain will come within 36-48 hours as another Tropical Wave passes over the country.

The following is the 6 pm bulletin issued by the Met Office today.

"The Trinidad and Tobago Meteorological Service is discontinuing the RIVERINE FLOOD ALERT for Trinidad. Although some areas are still inundated, reports from the Water Resources Agency and Office of Disaster Preparedness and Management indicate that water levels in the nation’s major rivers are slowly decreasing.

Even though showery activity has decreased somewhat, a Tropical Wave is expected to bring more rainfall in 36-48 hours.

Citizens are asked to continue being vigilant especially in flood prone areas as all necessary measures MUST be taken to preserve life and property, as street and/or flash flooding are possible in the event of
heavy showers and thundershowers.

WE STRONGLY UNDERSCORE THAT TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO IS NOT UNDER ANY TROPICAL STORM THREAT, WATCH OR WARNING AT THIS TIME.

The Trinidad and Tobago Meteorological Service will continue to closely monitoring weather situation and will issue another bulletin if the situation warrants.

As always, pay close attention to information being issued by the Trinidad and Tobago Meteorological Service (TTMS), by visiting our website at www.metoffice.gov.tt, downloading our mobile app (search: TT Met Office) and following us on Facebook and Twitter."

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