A tropical wave located just east of the Windward Islands will produce some unsettled weather conditions across the Lesser Antilles and Dominica during the next 24 to 48 hours, the Dominica Meteorological Office is reporting.
According to the office, in its 12:00 p.m. forecast, the wave is expected to produce periods of locally heavy rainfall, gusty winds and isolated thunderstorms over the islands today.
“At this time upper level winds are expected to gradually become a little more conducive for some slow development over the next couple of days. However, there is a low chance of this system becoming a tropical cyclone during the next 48 hours as it moves west northwest at 15 to 20mph,” the Met office said on its website.
It also warned residents in areas prone to landslides and flooding should be vigilant and pointed out motorists and pedestrians should look out for falling rocks and waterlogged roadways.
The Met Office also said sea conditions are expected to remain moderate, however, above normal swells are expected mainly along the eastern coast of the island until Tuesday.
Meanwhile the Met Office said another tropical wave is located in the Eastern Atlantic along 14N27W to 7N28W. Widely scattered to moderate showers and isolated strong thunderstorms are associated with this wave.
Dominica News Online is following these weather patterns and will bring updates as they become available.
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