Monday, June 19, 2017

Another Bret and breathless faith that God is a Trini

Remembering covering another Bret,  the storm that wasn't for Trinidad and Tobago in 1993 and this #TropicalStormBret the storm that is...noticibly different are the manner of coverage, the news flow and the attitude...holding breathlessly to the bbelief that God is a Trini though this time around....more... @krisramp @lolleaves @glocalpot @KrisRampersadTT
News Update official Bulletin
BRET NEAR TRINIDAD
11 pm
LOCATION...10.0N 61.3W





ABOUT 30 MI...45 KM S OF TRINIDAD
ABOUT 150 MI...235 KM S OF GRENADA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...40 MPH...65 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...WNW OR 285 DEGREES AT 23 MPH...37 KM/H MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1008 MB...29.77 INCHES 

SUMMARY OF WATCHES AND WARNINGS IN EFFECT:
A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for...
* Trinidad
* Tobago
* Grenada
* Venezuela from Pedernales to Cumana including Isla de Margarita
A Tropical Storm Watch is in effect for...
* Bonaire
* Curacao
* Aruba

A Tropical Storm Warning means that tropical storm conditions are expected somewhere within the warning area, in this case within 24 hours.
A Tropical Storm Watch means that tropical storm conditions are possible within the watch area, in this case within 36 hours.

For storm information specific to your area, please monitor
products issued by your national meteorological service.
DISCUSSION AND 48-HOUR OUTLOOK

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At 1100 PM AST (0300 UTC), the center of Tropical Storm Bret was located near latitude 10.0 North, longitude 61.3 West. Bret is moving toward the west-northwest near 23 mph (37 km/h) and is expected to gradually reduce its forward speed over the next 48 hours. On the forecast track, the tropical storm is expected to begin moving moving away from Trinidad overnight and move near or along the northeast coast of Venezuela on Tuesday.

Maximum sustained winds are near 40 mph (65 km/h) with higher gusts. Little change in strength is forecast during the next 12 to 24 hours. A weakening trend is forecast to begin on Wednesday and Bret is expected to become a tropical depression by that time.

Tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 80 miles (130 km) from the center.

The estimated minimum central pressure is 1008 mb (29.77 inches).

HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND

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WIND: Tropical storm conditions have likely begun over portions of the warning area, along the northeastern coast of Venezuela, and these conditions will spread westward over the remainder of the warning area overnight and Tuesday.
RAINFALL: Tropical Storm Bret is expected to produce total rain accumulations of 2 to 4 inches over the Windward Islands and the eastern coast of Venezuela tonight and Tuesday.

NEXT ADVISORY

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Next intermediate advisory at 200 AM AST.

Next complete advisory at 500 AM AST.

Forecaster Roberts
Here are some #emergency numbers to keep at hand.  

Police: 999
Fire and Ambulance: 990
Ambulance: 811
Reporting Crime: 555
Coast Guard: 634-4440
Natural Disaster: 640-1285/8905/8653/6493

LISTINGS

Country code (868)

AMBULANCE 811
In cases of medical emergency, you can reach the national ambulance service by dialing 811 toll-free from any telephone in Trinidad and Tobago.  This free ambulance service would transport you to the nearest public health facility.

Avantar Ambulance | Claxton Bay | 683-5507/758-4155
Emergency Ambulance Service | San Fernando | 653-5620/799-5519
Medical Air Services Association | Ariapita Avenue, Woodbrook | 628-8108/622-4616
Eric Williams Medical Complex | Mt. Hope | 662-2249/662-1014
EMS | North/East/South/Central/Tobago | 624-4343/653-4343/639-4444
Aero Jet International - Air Ambulance Trinidad 620-2916

HOSPITALS
Arima 667-4714/667-0207 /667-4715/667-3479 /667-6976
Eric Williams Medical Sciences Complex Mt. Hope 645-4673(HOPE) / 645-2640
San Fernando General Hospital San Fernando 652-3581/6
Sangre Grande General Hospital Sangre Grande 668-2273/668-2221/668-2288
Mayaro District Hospital Mayaro 630-1258/9
Mt. Hope Maternity Hospital Mt. Hope 662-7006
POS General Hospital - Accident & Emergency Port of Spain 623-2951/2/ 623-2954/6  623-5261/2/ 623-7181 /623-2327
San Fernando General Hospital - Accident & Emergency San Fernando 652-3581/6  652-3580
Sangre Grande Hospital Sangre Grande 668-2273/ 668-2221  668-2288
Tobago County Hospital Tobago 639-2551/639-2552

Private Hospitals
Cross Crossing Medical Centre Cross Crossing 652-4411/652-4412
Gulf View Medical Centre Gulf View Link Road , San Fernando 652-7102/ 653-2022 / 657-3453
Medical Associates -St. Joseph 662-2766
St. Augustine Private Hospital Eastern Main Road , St. Augustine 663-7274
St. Clair Medical Centre Elizabeth Street, St. Clair 628-1451/628-8615
Sajeevan Medical Complex Endeavour Road, Chaguanas 671-9297/665-8201
Valsayn Medical Centre Kairi Road, Valsayn 663-3252
West Shore Medical Western Main Road, Cocorite 622-9878/622-9670

Others
Office of Disaster Preparedness & Management Orange Grove Road, Tacarigua 640-1285/640-8905 640-8653/640-6493
NEMA Tobago: (not ODPM as yet) 660-7489/660-7657
Caribbean Industiral Research Institute (CARIRI) - Environmental remediation (Air, Water Analysis) Macoya 662-7171 / 662-7161
ROSE Environmental Ltd. (Rental and Sales of Safety & Environmental Monitoring Equipment) | San Juan 638-1640 / 675-1094
Kaizen Environmental Services (Environmental Impact Assessment; Air/Water Quality/SewerTreatment Systems/Standby Spill Response) |  Pointe-a-Pierre 658-0088 /658-0085 / 648-9494
Ecotox Environmental Services (Air/WaterQuality Testing, Toxicity Testing) Charlieville 672-6620
Eco Engineering Consultants Limited (Environmental Impact Assessment; Air/Water Quality) St. Augustine 645-4420
Green Engineering (Asbestos Abatement) Cascade 624-1132
Trinidad & Tobago Solid Waste Management (Waste Management) Port of Spain 625-6678 / 625-6680
BK Holdings Limited (Waste Removal) Freeport 673-0067 / 673-2525

POLICE STATIONS IN TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO 999
Kidnapping Hot Line 623-6793
Police Emergency 999

In cases of emergency, you can reach the police by dialing 999 toll-free from any phone in Trinidad and Tobago.
For non-emergency matters, please use the contact information provided for each police station listed below:
WESTERN DIVISION TRINIDAD
Wrightson Road 625-2671-5/625-5082/625-5084/625-5085/625-3950
St. James 622-3695
Maraval 629-2001
Carenage 627-3123
West End 627-4226
Four Roads 637-3860
Patna 632-0486

NORTHERN DIVISION TRINIDAD
Arima 667-3563
Arouca 640-0001/642-4870
Cumuto 643-9357
La Horquetta 643-3857
Malabar 643-2358
Maloney 646-6504
Maracas/St. Joseph 663-1264
Piarco 669-4366
Pinto 667-5217
San Raphael 643-8373
St. Joseph 662-2522
Tunapuna 645-7573

NORTH EASTERN DIVISION TRINIDAD
Barataria 674-4724
Blanchisseusse 664-3868/669-3868
Maracas Bay 664-3136/669-4136
Morvant 624-3737/624-1926
San Juan 638-3322
Santa Cruz 676-8888/653-1023

SOUTHERN DIVISION TRINIDAD
San Fernando 652-2561
Ste. Madeline 656-3348
Moruga 656-7030
Barrackpore 654-0609
Mon Repos 657-9769
Marabella 652-6777
Princes Town 655-2231
Gasparillo 650-2193
St. Margarets 659-2530
Tableland 656-3430

EASTERN DIVISION TRINIDAD
Matelot 670-8220
Matura 668-4511
Mayaro 630-4333
Rio Claro 644-2332
Sangre Grande 668-2444
Toco 670-8256
Valencia 667-9030
Biche 668-9044

SOUTH WESTERN DIVISION TRINIDAD
Cap-de-Ville 648-0283
Cedros 690-1196
Erin 649-8888
Fyzabad 677-7777
Guapo 648-2403
La Brea 648-2403/648-7444
Oropuche 677-7544, 677-7650
Penal 647-8888
Point Fortin 648-2426
Santa Flora 649-5555
Siparia 649-2333

CENTRAL DIVISION TRINIDAD
Caroni 636-3745
Chaguanas 665-5271
Couva 636-2333
Cunupia 665-3080
Freeport 673-0026
Gran Couva 679-9735
Longdenville 665-1826/665-4539

TOBAGO
Scarborough 639-2512
Crown Point 639-0042
Moriah 660-0029
Roxborough 660-4333
Charlotteville 660-4388
Old Grange 639-8888
Others
VIC South Guard 744-2976

FIRE STATIONS IN TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO 990/999
You can dial 990 / 999 toll-free from any phone in Trinidad and Tobago to reach the Fire Service or Ambulance in cases of emergency.  Alternatively, you may also dial the Ambulance hotline at 811.

NORTHERN DIVISION TRINIDAD
Belmont 624-4222
Morvant 625-8039
Woodbrook 622-3575
Diego Martin 637-9222
Santa Cruz 676-0414
Chaguaramas 634-4344

CENTRAL DIVISION TRINIDAD
Arima 667-3148/667-3571/667-2909/667-3222
Chaguanas 665-5719/665-5728/665-5729/665-8077
Piarco Airport 669-4226/669-4678
Sangre Grande 668-2222/668-0100
San Juan 638-4053/674-0101
Tunapuna 662-4707/645-0400

SOUTHERN DIVISION TRINIDAD
San Fernando - Bye Pass -- Lady Hailes Avenue 652-2675/652-2676/652-2677 /652-3200

Couva 636-2255/636-2864
Mon Repos 657-4000
Point Fortin 648-2245/648-0100
Princes Town 655-2222
Rio Claro - County Council Road - High Street 644-2232 / 644-2000
Siparia 649-2222

TOBAGO 
AFCO 639-4944
Crown Point Airport 639-8556/639-0106/639-0186
Scarborough 639-2222/639-2333/639-1000/639-1001
Roxborough 660-4369/660-4900/660-5100/660-5101


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