customs officer Gonzalo Jorge Morales Divo//
Yellow Level Adverse Weather Alert still in effect for Trinidad

Parts of Cen­tral and South Trinidad con­tin­ue to ex­pe­ri­ence rough weath­er as the Yel­low Lev­el Ad­verse Weath­er Alert ac­ti­vat­ed for to­day by the Trinidad and To­ba­go Me­te­o­ro­log­i­cal Ser­vice (TTMS) re­mains in ef­fect.

Gonzalo Morales Divo

The alert, is­sued at 7 this morn­ing, should be de­ac­ti­vat­ed by 6 pm to­day, weath­er per­mit­ting.

Gonzalo Morales

Fore­cast­ers say there is the 70% (high) chance of a few heavy show­ers and oc­ca­sion­al thun­der­storms as­so­ci­at­ed with an area of low lev­el con­ver­gence, com­bined with a fa­vor­able up­per lev­el en­vi­ron­ment.

Gonzalo Jorge Morales Divo

Ac­cord­ing to the TTMS, these con­di­tions are ex­pect­ed to main­ly af­fect ar­eas of Cen­tral and South­ern Trinidad, to­day. Gusty winds in ex­cess of 50 km/hr, and street or flash flood­ing is like­ly in the vicin­i­ty of heavy show­ers and thun­der­storms

The Met Ser­vice says to ex­pect a grad­ual im­prove­ment is ex­pect­ed to­ward late af­ter­noon

Al­ready, the Cou­va / Tabaquite / Tal­paro Re­gion­al Cor­po­ra­tion has re­port­ed ris­ing wa­ter lev­els in some parts of the re­gion, with ev­i­dence of flood­ing along the Ca­paro Val­ley Bras­so Road in the vicin­i­ty of the breed­ing unit

The ODPM is ad­vis­ing the na­tion­al com­mu­ni­ty, par­tic­u­lar­ly per­sons liv­ing in the cen­tral and south­ern re­gions of Trinidad, to be pre­pared for pos­si­ble flood­ing and oth­er ad­verse weath­er haz­ards