Government of Trinidad and Tobago
Facebook Twitter YoutubeInstagram

You are here

Home

OFFICIAL STATEMENT #1 TROPICAL DEPRESSION # 11 FORMS OVER THE TROPICAL ATLANTIC OCEAN

Trinidad & 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 

Date: Tuesday 11th August 2020          Issuance Time: 5:00 p.m. 
 
OFFICIAL STATEMENT #1  
TROPICAL DEPRESSION # 11 FORMS OVER THE TROPICAL ATLANTIC OCEAN 
 
At 5:00 pm today, Tuesday 11th August 2020, the centre of Tropical Depression Eleven was located near 11.7 N 40.0 W or about 2335 km East of the Lesser Antilles. The depression is moving toward the west at near 26 km/h and this general motion is expected to continue through Wednesday. A west-northwest  motion at a similar forward speed is forecast to begin Wednesday night and continue through the rest of the week.  
 
Maximum sustained winds are near 55 km/h with higher gusts. Some strengthening is forecast during the next 48 hours, and the depression is expected to become a Tropical Storm by Wednesday night. 
 
At present, this system does not pose any direct threat to Trinidad and Tobago or Grenada and its dependencies.  
 
The TTMS will continue monitoring this depression and will issue an update at 12:00 noon tomorrow Wednesday 12th August 2020 or earlier if the situation warrants. As always, pay close attention to information being issued by the TTMS by visiting www.metoffice.gov.tt and following us on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.  
 
To view the entire TT MET Service Official Statement #1 please click here. 
 
 
…………………………… B. Ramdatt  Duty Meteorologist  Trinidad and Tobago Meteorological Service 

 Calendar     Hazard Maps         Emergency Contacts