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TTMS - TROPICAL STORM WARNING #10 – ORANGE LEVEL

Tuesday 28th June 2022 

 

Issuance Time : 8:00 pm

 

Tropical Storm Message Type : Alert 

 

Description: 

A Tropical Storm Warning remains in effect for Trinidad and Tobago. A Tropical Storm Warning means that tropical storm conditions (sustained winds of 63 km/h or greater) are likely over the warning area within 36 hours or less. At 8:00 pm tonight, the centre of Potential Tropical Cyclone Two (PTC2) was located near 10.4ºN latitude 61.0ºW longitude or over the Eastern part of Trinidad. PTC2 is still a strong Tropical Wave however there is potential for intensification into a Tropical Cyclone over the next 24 hours. The system is moving toward the west at 40 km/h. This westward or west-north-westward movement is expected through to Thursday. PTC2 will continue to pass over portions of the southern Windward Islands tonight and move into the Southern Caribbean Sea or near the Northern coast of Venezuela on Wednesday.
Isolated heavy showers/thunderstorms can develop, which can produce gusty winds in excess of 55 km/h and rainfall accumulations in excess of 50 mm in some areas and wind gusts in excess of 65km/h. These wind gusts are capable of breaking tree branches, displacing unsecured roofs and loose outdoor objects, and can even topple over unhealthy trees. Heavy rainfall can produce ponding and localized flash flooding.
Marine activities can be adversely affected, as sea conditions will become rough with wave heights reaching occasionally above 3m in open waters and choppy in sheltered areas. The risk of landslides/landslips is likely in areas so prone. The next update will be issued at 11 pm.
 

Instructions:
Prepare to protect lives, livelihood, and property. Plan your evacuation to a shelter if it becomes necessary. Always have emergency supplies of food and water on standby. Secure loose outdoor items and livestock. Do not wade or drive through floodwaters. Pre-position sandbags if your area floods and monitor river levels. Those with marine interest should exercise extreme caution. Follow the instructions of Government Officials. More information: www.metoffice.gov.tt/; www.odpm.gov.tt

To view the entire version of the TTMS Public Warning on the Tropical Storm Alert #10, please click here

 

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