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Trinidad and Tobago Meteorological Service Information Bulletin: Showers and thundershowers associated with Tropical Storm Isaac for at least the next 4-6 hours

Cloud band associated with Tropical Storm Isaac just entering the Caribbean Sea is yielding showery activity to parts of Trinidad and Tobago. As Tropical Storm Isaac intensifies, as forecast, this convergence line could promote at times intense showers and thundershowers over Trinidad and Tobago. The showery activity associated with this development could continue for at least the next 4-6 hours. Rainfall accumulations of between 20-30 millimeters or even 30-49 millimeters are possible in some areas.

Moderate and possibly severe street/flash flooding as well as landslips/landslides is likely in the region of heavy showers/ thundershowers. Gusty winds and lightning accompanying the thundershower should be expected.

Citizens are advised to be vigilant and cautious as they conduct their activities given forecast weather conditions. Be alert to any electrical discharges from thundercloud activity. Adopt measures which would preserve life and property.

THE TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO METEOROLOGICAL SERVICE STRONGLY UNDERSCORES THAT TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO IS NOT UNDER ANY TROPICAL STORM THREAT, WATCH OR WARNING AT THIS TIME.

Weather conditions are being closely monitored and and bulletin will be issued if the situation warrants.

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