All clear for Saint Lucia following Tropical Storm Bret, Travel resumes 

Saint Lucia received the clearance following the impact of Tropical Storm Bret as of 11: 45 am on Friday. Airports will resume operation from 3:00 p.m., accommodations are open, and all roads have been cleared. 

All clear for Saint Lucia following Tropical Storm Bret, Travel resumes 
All clear for Saint Lucia following Tropical Storm Bret, Travel resumes 

Castries, Saint Lucia: Saint Lucia received the clearance following the impact of Tropical Storm Bret as of 11: 45 am on Friday. Airports will resume operation from 3:00 p.m., accommodations are open, and all roads have been cleared. 

National Emergency Management Organization (NEMO) shared the update on the weather conditions. Saint Lucia Tourism Authority announced the operation of the flights at UVF on June 23, 2023. 

While some areas are experiencing temporary power outages, there has been no significant damage to the infrastructure, and electricity services are making steady progress toward full restoration to the affected areas in short order.

Saint Lucia is focused on returning to normal operations as swiftly as possible. They have experienced minimal disruptions to the guest experience. Within 24 hours of Tropical Storm Bret’s passing, Saint Lucia is operational and ready to welcome visitors and returning nationals.

Travellers are advised to contact their respective airlines for updated information on arrival and departure schedules. Prior to entry in saint lucia, travellers are encouraged to prefill the Embarkation/Disembarkation form at stlucia.org/entry for an even more seamless process on arrival.

Bret is 160 miles west of St. Vincent but still spreading some heavy showers and isolated thunderstorms in the Lesser Antilles. Some heavy showers in St Vincent and Grenadines, Saint Lucia could still produce some strong gusts. 

Heavy showers and rain periods also affected Tobago and Trinidad as feeder bands spread west with a shift in wind flow. Flash Flooding and landslide events could occur in the Windwards to Trinidad.

Some more heavy showers are around Trinidad’s NE and Tobago, with light to heavy rain more widespread, including from Martinique, Saint Lucia, Barbados and St. Vincent, there are few embedded showers. The winds are lighter in those islands, with some breaks east.

Additional 1-2 inches of rainfall is possible thru Saturday. But generally 1/2 inch. By Sunday night to Monday morning, trailing trough from Cindy may bring some showers to the Windwards and a Tropical Wave passes Tuesday to Wed.