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Today’s Weather: Fri 15th

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Temperature: 27°C / 81°F
Humidity: 74%
Winds: Northeast at 7 to 15mph today then decreasing to 5 to 9mph tonight.
Seas: 1 to 1.5metres or 3 to 5feet.
Sunset: Today 5:36 pm
Sunrise: Tomorrow 6:16 am
Today’s Forecast (7 am): Today will be mostly sunny with a 10 percent or a slight chance of showers. Tonight will be mostly fair…Full Details

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The UWI Seismic Research Centre appoints new Director

St. Augustine, Trinidad & Tobago W.I. – November 8th, 2019 – Dr. Erouscilla Joseph has been appointed Director of The University of the West Indies Seismic Research Centre (SRC). Dr. Joseph succeeds Prof. Richard Robertson who resumes his duties as Senior Research Fellow Geologist after completing his second tour as Director. Professor Robertson will now focus his attention on research.

Dr. Joseph has been with the Seismic Research Centre (SRC) for the past 17 years, first as a graduate student and then as a Volcanologist specializing in fluid geochemistry. Before her new appointment, she was primarily involved in the monitoring and study of volcanic emissions (gas and waters) and routinely participated in the Centre’s education and outreach programme as an expert in this area. Dr. Joseph has also provided scientific and administrative support in monitoring efforts at the Montserrat Volcano Observatory (MVO). There she functioned in several roles including Duty Scientist and Acting Director, working on Ground…read more

Climate Center

CariCOF Caribbean Climate Outlooks: November 2019 to January 2019

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The transition from the wet season into the early dry season in Belize and the Caribbean islands will bring cooler conditions. Frequent wet spells lead to concerns of flood and flash flood potential through December in Belize and the islands, throughout the period in the coastal Guianas. Long term severe drought is imminent in Belize and evolving or possible in much of the region, sparking concerns for…read more

CDPMN Caribbean Drought Bulletin – November 2019

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The islands of the eastern Caribbean experienced mixed conditions throughout the month of September. Trinidad, Antigua and St. Kitts were predominantly normal with some slightly wet areas; Tobago moderately wet; Grenada moderate to very wet from north to south; Barbados, St. Maarten, Anguilla and St. Croix slight to moderately dry; St. Vincent moderately dry; St Lucia and Dominica normal to slightly dry; Martinique was normal to severely dry from…read more

Know Your Shelter!

You may need to head to a shelter because of a hazard or disaster. Learn more about shelter locations, managers, capacities, etc. Do you live in St. Paul’s parish? Do you live in St. John’s parish? Do you live in St. James’ parish? Do you live in St. George’s parish? Do you live in St. Thomas’ parish?