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Message: Early morning rains (April 12, 2011) cause flooding in Barbados, Grenada and St. Vincent and the Grenadines. Virgin Islands is monitoring the weather conditions.

Event:
The Meteorology Office has advised that a low level trough in the vicinity of the Southern Lesser Antilles is creating unstable weather conditions. This has led to torrential rains in the Windward Islands. CDEMA has received reports of flooding in some areas of Barbados, Grenada and St. Vincent and the Grenadines. Landslides have also been reported in Grenada and St. Vincent and the Grenadines.

Message:

Surface trough dumps heavy rains which resulted in severe flooding and landslides in Saint Lucia.

Event:

A surface trough began affecting Saint Lucia from about 9:00 p.m. on November 17, 2010, producing heavy rains throughout the island.  This has resulted in several landslides and widespread flooding.
Prognosis:
The forecast over the next 24 hours is for more rain.

Event

Tomas impacted the CDEMA Participating States of Trinidad and Tobago, Grenada, Barbados, Saint Lucia and St. Vincent and the Grenadines between October 29 and 31, 2010 and caused significant losses and damage to Saint Lucia and St. Vincent and the Grenadines. Excessive rainfall and high winds have resulted in damage to the housing stock, agriculture sector, road infrastructure, downed power lines and disruption to the utilities sector.

Event:
Tomas impacted the CDEMA Participating States of Trinidad and Tobago, Grenada, Barbados, Saint Lucia and St. Vincent and the Grenadines between October 29 and 31, 2010 and caused significant losses and damage to Saint Lucia and St. Vincent and the Grenadines. Excessive rainfall and high winds have resulted in damage to the housing stock, agriculture sector, road infrastructure, downed power lines and disruption to the utilities sector.

Message: Tropical Storm Warning in effect for Jamaica, Hurricane warning in effect for Haiti.

Situation: Tomas has regained strength. Maximum sustained winds are now 45 mph with higher gusts. At 11.00 a.m, November 4, 2010, the centre of the storm was located at latitude 16.3 north and longitude 76.1 W, which is about 125 miles south southeast of Kingston, Jamaica and 295 miles west south west of Port-au Prince Haiti. Tropical Storm winds extend outward up to 85 miles mainly to the east of  the center.
A tropical storm warning means that tropical storm conditions are expected somewhere within the warning area within 36 hours but in this instance within 24 -36 hours.

CDEMA Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency. Resilience Way, Lower Estate, St. Michael Tel: (246) 434-4880, Fax: (246) 271-3660
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