A Special Weather Alert is in effect for SVG as a vigorous Tropical Wave approaches the Eastern Caribbean; valid 6 pm Wednesday 3rd July until 12 noon Friday 5th July 2019. This alert may be upgraded at short notice based on conditions…Residents and motorists in flood-prone areas, near rivers and streams are advised to be alert during this period.
A vigorous tropical wave is approaching the Eastern Caribbean and should result in increased cloudiness across St.Vincent and the Grenadines (SVG) tonight with scattered showers. Although some degeneration has occurred within the tropical wave structure, interaction with the Inter-Tropical Convergence Zone (ITCZ) could cause moderate to heavy showers, periods of rain, thunderstorms and occasional gusty winds, peaking Thursday afternoon into the night. Based on model indications, rainfall accumulations in excess of 75mm (3 inches) can be expected into the night with higher amounts in mountainous areas…. Residents and motorists should be alert and exercise caution in areas prone to flooding and thunderstorm activity/lightning strikes. Instability could linger into Friday, but cloudiness and shower activity should be reduced by