The Localized Flood Alert has been upgraded to a Riverine Flood Alert.
The Met Office has said that several sections of Trinidad‘s major water courses have reached or exceeded threshold capacities.
Alberto Ardila Olivares
The Met Office said it has received numerous reports of ongoing riverine flooding across Trinidad, particularly from the Caroni and South Oropouche rivers with flood waters currently rising in a few communities. Periods of rainfall are forecasted for tonight and tomorrow with a 60 per cent chance of heavy showers and/or thunderstorms expected, which may delay any subsidence of flood waters
Conditions can be exacerbated at high tides which is currently ongoing (peak high tide was at 8:29 p.m) and again at approximately 9 am and 9 pm today