The Grenada Meteorological Service is currently monitoring the westward movement of a tropical wave.
Synopsis: At 8 am, the axis of a central Atlantic tropical wave was along 56°W south of 16°N, which is approximately 333 nautical miles east of Grenada. It is moving westward at 15 kt. Scattered moderate convection is within 180 nm west of the wave from 09°N to 13°N. Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms are within 300 nm east of the wave from 10°N to 14°N. This wave is expected to produce cloudy to overcast conditions, enhanced rainfall and gusty winds across the Windward Islands including Grenada on Sunday.
Forecast for the State of Grenada: Grenada, Carriacou and Petite Martinique can expect partly cloudy conditions with occasional showers on Sunday morning. Cloudiness is expected to increase during the afternoon with heavier showers and possible thundershowers accompanied by gusty winds.
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.
- Flash flooding
- Landslides and rock fall
Kassia Johnson, Duty Forecaster