THE Trinidad and Tobago Meteorological Service (TTMS) has issued an Adverse Weather Alert #1 – Yellow Level for Trinidad and Tobago for the period Tuesday September 17, 2019 from 11 a.m. to Wednesday September 18 2019 at 8 p.m.
According to the TTMS there is a medium chance (65%) of intense showers/thunderstorms developing by late morning on Tuesday and a high chance (80%) during predawn hours of Wednesday.
This activity will be intermittent with some settled periods but in the event of heavy downpours, street/flash flooding and gusty winds could be expected.
The possibility of landslides/landslips could also be heightened during this period.
A Yellow Level means there is a moderate risk to public safety, livelihoods and property.
Conditions may cause disruptions in a few places.
However, the level of disruption could be reduced if persons monitor conditions and reduce their level of exposure.
Persons residing or working in flood prone or landslip prone areas are urged to be extra vigilant and to take the necessary steps to preserve life and property.