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TT MET SERVICE-PUBLIC WARNING MESSAGE-RIVERINE FLOOD ALERT #1 - YELLOW LEVEL

TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO METEOROLOGICAL SERVICE
SYNOPTIC BRANCH Telephone: 1-868-669-4392 ext. 120/121 | Fax: 1-868-669-4727
Email: synop@metoffice.gov.tt Website: www.metoffice.gov.tt
 
PUBLIC WARNING MESSAGE - RIVERINE FLOOD ALERT #1 - YELLOW LEVEL
 
Date: 2020/08/08 Issuance Time: 02:51 PM
Event: Flood Message Type: Alert
 
Area Description: Lower lying areas near the Caroni River
Start Date/Time: 2020/08/08 03:00 PM End Date/Time: 2020/08/09 06:00 PM
Urgency: Immediate Response: Monitor
Severity: Moderate Certainty: Likely
 
Description:
River levels are currently near threshold values in some parts, especially along the Caroni River basin and flooding is ongoing in certain regions as well. A high tide is expected near 7.15 pm tonight, Saturday 8th August 2020, as such, runoff may be impeded as a result of this. With some rainfall anticipated overnight tonight, any additional accumulations may exacerbate the river levels. Therefore, a moderate risk to public safety, livelihoods and property exists in these areas.
 
Instructions:
Carefully monitor weather conditions and river/water levels. Monitor updates from official sources and plan safety measures, including emergency supplies of food and water. Do not take unnecessary risks. Follow the instructions of government officials. More information: www.odpm.gov.tt
 
To view the entire TT MET Service Public Warning Message- Riverine Flood Alert#1-Yellow Level, please click here. 
 
 
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