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Thundershowers likely tomorrow morning; ODPM urges citizens to stay alert

The Adverse Weather Alert issued by the Met Office today expired at 4 pm but the Office of Disaster Preparedness and Management (ODPM) is calling on the nation to get ready and stay ready for inclement weather.

The Met Office has advised that tonight is expected to be cloudy with occasional overnight showers.

Tomorrow is expected to be cloudy at times with intermittent showers in varying localities.

Met Office update: Rainy weekend to usher out 2017

The year 2017 will end with a wet weekend as the latest bulletin by the Met Office forecasts torrential rainfall to continue throughout the weekend.

This will come with the possibility of landslides and rivers overflowing their banks.

The following is the latest bulletin by the Met Office:

"Trinidad and to a lesser extent Tobago have been experiencing cloudy to overcast conditions with periods of rain and showers, some of which have been moderate to heavy in intensity and occasionally accompanied by gusty winds.

Met Office's forecast is for more rain over 12-24 hours

The Met Office is advising of inclement weather over the next 12 to 24 hours.

This will involve moderate to heavy showers and strong winds.

The Met Office says this is as a result of the passage of a surface trough of low pressure.

It says gusty winds can be expected in the vicinity of showers and thundershowers.

It says there can also be localised street or flash flooding in areas of prolonged downpours as well as landslips and landslides in areas so proned.

A further bulletin will be issued by the Met Office at 10 am.

 

Met Office warns of bad weather today

The Met Office is forecasting bad weather Thursday afternoon and is advising citizens to take the necessary precautions.

The Met Office release the following statement today.

"Trinidad and Tobago will continue to experience cloudy to overcast conditions with showers and thundershowers. 

This activity is related to the presence of the Inter-Tropical Convergence Zone (ITCZ). 

Numerical Weather Prediction Models (NWP) forecast that there is a 60% chance that this rainfall activity will intensify later today and continue intermittently for at least 12 - 18 hours.

Met Office warns more rain likely today

The Met Office says Trinidad and Tobago will continue to experience cloudy to overcast conditions with showers and thundershowers today.

A statement from the Met Office says this activity is related to the presence of a trough system and the Inter-Tropical Convergence Zone (ITCZ).

It notes that Numerical Weather Prediction Models (NWP) forecast that there is a 60% chance that this rainfall activity will intensify near late evening into tonight and continue intermittently for at least 6 - 12 hours.

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