October 3, 2022

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A tropical wave approaches Martinique, which has been put on yellow alert

Météo Martinique places a yellow alert for heavy rain and thunderstorms from late afternoon on Wednesday, August 24, 2022. 50 mm of total rain in the first 3 hours tonight.


Martinique Weather Report 4:54 PM (August 24, 2022).

By the end of the day, a tropical wave is located at the gates of the Lesser Antilles and is already producing heavy rain inland near Barbados.

During the first part of the night from Wednesday to Thursday August 25, the weather will be mostly cloudy, but showers will be isolated. The first heavy rain is expected from midnight as a tropical wave approaches.

At the end of the night and during the day, rain is frequent, moderate and locally strong in intensity and sometimes accompanied by thunderstorms. Rainfall 50 mm in 3 hours.

Thursday, August 25 to Friday, August 26 Rain is expected between late Thursday and midnight: showers will be scattered and of low intensity. During the second half of the night from Thursday, August 25 to Friday, August 26, the rains again became numerous, intense and sometimes thunderous.

50 to 80 mm of fresh rain is likely in 3 hours. A second round of rain is expected Friday afternoon. Although trade winds are generally weak throughout this rainy episode, gusts of 50 to 60 km/h may occur before heavy rains.

Find out about the weather conditions: – if you have to practice dangerous sports outdoors, – if you or your activities are located in an exposed area, on land or in the sea.

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Avoid using telephones and electrical devices during thunderstorms. Do not take shelter in a wooded area.

If it’s raining heavily, be extra careful near bodies of water. Fording can quickly become more dangerous. Pay attention to their shortcuts.