CariCOF warns Caribbean to brace for wetter than normal seasonal rainfall

Further, there is also a chance of extreme spells and well in predominantly areas along the Less Antiless, and normal to drier than normal seasonal rainfall could also occur. 

CariCOF warns Caribbean to brace for wetter than normal seasonal rainfall
CariCOF warns Caribbean to brace for wetter than normal seasonal rainfall

Caribbean: The Barbados-based Caribbean Climate Outlook Forum (CariCOF) has warned the Caribbean region of the ongoing 2022 Atlantic Hurricane Season, as it is expected that various countries such as Jamaica could witness wetter than normal seasonal rainfall. 

The Puerto Rico of Jamaica could also experience rainfall during the three months from June to August this year. 

In its latest edition of CariCOF, it was warned that flash flood potential would remain at its peak around Guyana. 

Further, there is also a chance of extreme spells and well in predominantly areas along the Less Antiless, and normal to drier than normal seasonal rainfall could also occur. 

It stated, “In general, the Caribbean region would experience the normal temperature during the night time. There will also be a slight increase in the temperature during the daytime in the region across the Cayman Islands and Trinidad and Tobago. “

CariCOF asserted that Saharan dust would also record incursions during this season, and there would also be the potential formation of tropical cyclones. 

Various regions such as the northern Bahamas, western Cuba, and St Vincent, while moderate longer-term drought has also been witnessed in Antigua in addition to the northern Bahamas, western Cuba, Dominica, southern coast of Hispaniola, Guadeloupe, eastern Jamaica, Martinique, St Croix, St Kitts, St Lucia, and St Vincent on May 1, 2022. 

Further, Martinique will also witnessed short-term drought and there wil be concern for long term drought at this time by the end of November 2022: CariCOF asserted that a long-lasting weak La Nina will likely persist into late summer with slightly above normal sea surface temperatures across the Caribbean.