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Tobago Under Tropical Storm Watch

  A Tropical Storm Watch is in effect for Tobago. The Trinidad and Tobago Meteorological Service (TTMS) on Thursday issued the yellow level alert as it monitors Tropical Storm Gonzalo which was located about 1,370 kilometres (km) east of the Southern Windward Islands on Thursday afternoon. In the last few hours, Gonzalo weakened slightly and […]Read More

Watch: Sahara Dust No More Blue Skies

    SAHARAN dust continues to cause concern for Trinidad and Tobago and the Eastern Caribbean. The passage of a tropical wave on Thursday brought some relief but the Saharan dust concentration has risen again. This according to the Trinidad and Tobago Meteorological Service (TTMS). It stated, “The new plume of dust is now at […]Read More

High Levels of Sahara Dust

  HIGH levels of Sahara dust and increase cloudiness is in the forecast for Trinidad and Tobago over the next few days. At its 4 pm weather update on Sunday the Trinidad and Tobago Meteorological Service (TTMS) stated, “There is an increase in cloudiness across Trinidad and Tobago as some low level moisture associated with […]Read More

What is Sahara Dust

  In the atmosphere there is a layer of air. This layer of air is called the Saharan Air Layer (SAL) which is an extremely hot, dry and dust-laden layer of air that originates over the Sahara Desert of North Africa, where it extends from the surface upwards to several kilometres, according to the Trinidad […]Read More

Orange Level Alert as Tropical Wave Passes Over TT

    THE Trinidad and Tobago Meteorological Service (TTMS) has raised the adverse weather alert to Orange Level. It stated that the passage of the tropical wave could bring isolated thunderstorms. Street flooding, heavy downpours and gusty winds in excess of 60km per hour could accompany showers and thunder storms.  Read More

Sahara Dust Over the Weekend in TT

  EXPECT an increase in Sahara dust on Saturday and Sunday. The Trinidad and Tobago Meteorological Service in a Facebook Post on Saturday stated: “A short-lived Saharan dust event is expected between Saturday evening (25th) and Sunday night (26th). “The event is not expected to be as significant as ones earlier this year, but sensitive […]Read More

Met Office: Expect a Cold January

  TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO may experience a colder than usual January. The Trinidad and Tobago Meteorological Service (TTMS) recorded a cool 19.1 degree Celsius on Friday night. It noted that similar temperatures were expected throughout the month. TTMS said this was due to a combination of low atmospheric moisture, cloudless skies, near calm winds and […]Read More

Riverine Flood Alert: Parts of Penal, Siparia Affected

THE Trinidad and Tobago Meteorological Service (TTMS) has issued a Riverine Flood Alert. A yellow level alert warning is also in effect. It stated on Wednesday that light to moderate rainfall was expected to continue intermittently over the course of the day. Landslides/landslips were possible in areas so prone. TTMS stated that some areas in […]Read More

Showers across Trinidad, Tobago on Tuesday

  THE Trinidad and Tobago Meteorological Service (TTMS) says showers and thunder showers are being observed in Trinidad and Tobago on Tuesday. It stated, “Showers are expected to continue intermittently throughout the day, with a medium to high chance of thunderstorms” Image courtesy TTMSRead More

Yellow Alert: Tropical Wave to Pass Over TT on Thursday

    THE Trinidad and Tobago Meteorological Service (TTMS) says a tropical wave is expected to bring rain and thunderstorm activity on Thursday October 3. It has issued a Yellow Level alert. The TTMS said the tropical wave “is expected to produce periods of showers or rain with the 60-80% chance of heavier showers or […]Read More