Grenada: Met Office issues warning for medium chance of flooding, landslide in vulnerable areas

An area of disturbed weather embedded in a tropical wave is approximately 264 nautical miles east of the Southern Windward Islands

Grenada: The Meteorological Office is monitoring an area of disturbed weather east of the southern Windward Islands.

Synopsis: An area of disturbed weather embedded in a tropical wave is approximately 264 nautical miles east of the Southern Windward Islands. This area is showing signs of organization, and additional development is expected within the next few days. 

Thus, there is a medium (70%) chance that it will develop into a tropical depression within the next 48 hours as the system moves westward to west-northwestward at 15 to 20 mph across the eastern and central Caribbean Sea. Weather models suggest that the southern windward islands will experience the effects of this system as early as late Wednesday morning.

Forecast for the State of Grenada: Grenada, Carriacou and Petite Martinique can expect cloudy to overcast conditions with moderate to heavy showers and thundershowers, accompanied by gusty winds up to 35mph on Wednesday. As a result, the Met Office has issued a warning for a medium chance of flooding and landslide in vulnerable areas, and a high wind advisory and a marine advisory remain in effect.

Potential Impacts:

– Medium chance of street and river flooding

– Medium chance of landslides and rockfall

– Broken tree limbs and displacement of loose objects

– Agitated seas due to above-normal swells

The government of Grenada are asked to remain vigilant and get in touch with regular updates on the weather. 

Earlier, Hurricane FIONA caused massive destruction in Puerto Rico and Guadeloupe. It caused landfall and power outage in Puerto Rico. Hurricane FIONA, which was of category one, has turned into category 4.

It is now approaching Caribbean countries. It has also caused seven deaths in different Caribbean countries. Massive destructions such as landfall, destruction of infrastructure, flown of houses and power outages have been witnessed in the different regions. 

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