The MET Service has raised the alert level to orange.
Citizens are being prepared for an intense tropical wave which is likely to affect T&T between Sunday 22nd (6:00am) and Monday 23rd (8:00pm).
It says an analysis of latest data has increased the certainty of impactful weather.
On the risk matrix, a high certainty of severe impacts takes us to the orange level.
Periods of heavy to intense showers and/or thunderstorms are likely.
Heavy/intense downpours are expected to result in street/flash flooding.
Gusty winds in excess of 65 km/hr can be expected.
The risk of landslides/landslips is very high in areas so prone.
Sea conditions are also likely to become occasionally rough.