Tropical Wave To Affect The State Of Grenada On Sunday

Forecasters at the Meteorological Office at the Maurice Bishop International Airport is monitoring the westward movement of a Tropical wave.

At 2pm, the wave was located 52W – 53 W from 02N -15 N that is 780 miles East of Grenada and moving westward around 15 kt.

The Tropical wave is expected to bring cloudy conditions beginning during the early morning on Sunday with possible light showers. By late morning into the afternoon, overcast conditions are expected with moderate showers, which may become heavy at times, with thunderstorm and gusty winds.

The likelihood of significant impacts is greater for the Sister Isles of Carriacou and Petite Martinique. These conditions can improve or deteriorate over time. Thus, the Met Office continues to monitor the progress of this Tropical Wave as it moves across the island chain.

NaDMA encourages all to remain vigilant and encourages citizens to take the necessary safety measures to mitigate the impact of possible flooding in vulnerable areas.

The Agency further reminds members of the general public that we are in the hurricane season and the message of preparedness should be our guiding principle in this season.

NaDMA through the Meteorological Office will continue to monitor the system and provide timely updates.