July 24, 2020

Intense Weather Conditions Predicted For Tobago As Met Office Issues Orange Level Tropical Storm Alert

By Newsroom

The Tropical Storm Watch for Tobago has been upgraded to a Tropical Storm Warning.

As at 2:00 pm today, Friday (24th) July 2020, the centre of weak TS Gonzalo was located near 9.9 N 54.8 W and moving westward at 30 km/h. Tropical Storm conditions are expected to affect Tobago from the morning of Saturday(25th) July 2020.

Periods of heavy to intense showers and/or thunderstorms are likely.

Heavy/intense downpours can result in street/flash flooding. Gusty winds in excess of 85 km/hr can be expected and the risk of landslides/landslips is very high in areas so prone.

Sea conditions are also likely to become occasionally rough.