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Tropical Storm Bret moves into southeastern Caribbean
Published on June 21, 2017 Email To Friend    Print Version

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Tropical Storm Bret forecast track. NHC graphic

By Caribbean News Now contributor

MIAMI, USA -- After bringing gusty winds and torrential showers to Trinidad and passing to the south of Grenada on Monday night, Tropical Storm Bret moved into the southeastern Caribbean Sea on Tuesday. Little change in strength is forecast, with a weakening trend expected to begin later Tuesday as Bret is expected to become a tropical depression on Wednesday. 

A tropical storm warning was in effect for Venezuela from Pedernales to Cumana, including Isla de Margarita, and a tropical storm watch was in effect for Bonaire, Curacao and Aruba.

According to the National Hurricane Center (NHC) in Miami, Bret was expected to produce total rain accumulations of 2 to 4 inches over the Windward Islands and the northeastern coast of Venezuela through Tuesday. 

In Trinidad, which is only rarely impacted directly by tropical cyclones, there were reports of fallen trees, power lines, roofs torn off and flash flooding. Schools and commercial banks were closed on Tuesday.

Schools were also closed in Grenada.

Meanwhile, another tropical disturbance, designated potential tropical cyclone three, became better organized over the central Gulf of Mexico as it moved away from the northwestern Caribbean.

 
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