Severe Weather Warning Issued for SVG


SEVERE WEATHER INFORMATION STATEMENT for St. Vincent and the Grenadines Issued at 2:00pm Friday 15th September, 2017.

The St.Vincent and the Grenadines (SVG) Meteorological Service continues to monitor two areas of concern in the Atlantic Basin. Tropical Depression #14, located in the eastern Atlantic and a strong tropical wave (disturbance) in the central Atlantic.

Of immediate interest is the disturbance ahead of Tropical Depression #14, about 1100 miles east of the Windward Islands. Models suggest development of the disturbance over this weekend as it tracks westward to west-northwestward near 15mph.

According to the Met Services regardless of development, moderate to heavy showers, periods of rain, scattered thunderstorms and occasional gusty winds are likely to spread across SVG starting late Sunday/ early Monday.

Rainfall accumulations exceeding 8 inches are possible with the passage of the system across SVG.

Motorists and Residents near areas prone to flooding and land slippage should take precautions and remain on the alert.

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