St. George’s, Grenada –16 June, 2017– The National Disaster Management Agency (NaDMA) has received information from the Meteorological Office at the Maurice Bishop International Airport that a Tropical Wave, located several hundred miles southwest of the Cabo Verde islands have become better organized since yesterday.
With reference to the state of Grenada the area of special interest is ten to twenty (10–20)degrees north and forty-five to sixty five (45–65 degrees West). The Lesser Antilles including Grenada can expect cloudiness and showers associated with this event early next week.
Note well, this system is yet to enter our area of special interest.
This system has a low chance (20%) of becoming a tropical cyclone within the next forty-eight (48) hours and a medium chance (40%) within the next five (5) days.
Additional slow development is possible during the next few days while the wave moves westward at fifteen to twenty (15-20) miles per hour over the tropical Atlantic.
The National Disaster Management Agency in collaboration with the Meteorological Services will continue to monitor the Tropical Wave and update the public as necessary.
For addition information, please contact the National Disaster Management Agency (NaDMA) on 440-8390-4 & 440-0838, or email address firstname.lastname@example.org. The official source for all disaster related information in Grenada.