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The Impact of the 2009 Hurricane Season on Trinidad and Tobago By Emmanuel Moolchan Director Trinidad and Tobago Meteorological Service.

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1 The Impact of the 2009 Hurricane Season on Trinidad and Tobago By Emmanuel Moolchan Director Trinidad and Tobago Meteorological Service

2 2009 HURRICANE SEASON NO DIRECT TROPICAL STORM IMPACT NO DIRECT TROPICAL STORM IMPACT RAINFALL DEFICIT BAR JULY AND AUGUST RAINFALL DEFICIT BAR JULY AND AUGUST SUBTLE CHANGES IN RAINFALL PATTERN – FREQUENT FLASH FLOODS SUBTLE CHANGES IN RAINFALL PATTERN – FREQUENT FLASH FLOODS TORNADO SIGHTINGS TORNADO SIGHTINGS

3 2009 HURRICANE SEASON June rainfall – 113.3mm (252.1) – 55% June rainfall – 113.3mm (252.1) – 55% July rainfall – 324.1mm (266.3) +22% July rainfall – 324.1mm (266.3) +22% August rainfall – 336.3mm (250.1) + 34% August rainfall – 336.3mm (250.1) + 34% September rainfall – 113.5mm (202.5) -44% September rainfall – 113.5mm (202.5) -44% October rainfall – 122.9mm (199.3) – 38% October rainfall – 122.9mm (199.3) – 38% November rainfall – 192.7mm (226.7) - 15% November rainfall – 192.7mm (226.7) - 15%

4 Flooding caused by Active Tropical Wave in August.

5 Tornado in Trinidad

6 Radar imagery (MAX) showing reflectivity in the dbz range at 1:45 pm on 09 August, 2009.

7 9 AUGUST 1:45 PM

8 A DIFFERENT ANGLE

9 MORE FLOODING

10 Reports of damage in Tobago

11 Effects of the ITCZ

12 FLASH FLOODING AT UWI

13 2009 IMPACTS IN T&T

14 FLASH FLOODING 10 th August The thunderstorm activity on 10th August The thunderstorm activity on 10th August 56.4km/hr measured gust (downdraft) 56.4km/hr measured gust (downdraft) 55.6 millimeters rainfall event 55.6 millimeters rainfall event

15 HIGHEST RECORDED TEMP AUGUST The highest maximum temperature of 34.7°C occurred on the 19 August, 2009, The highest maximum temperature of 34.7°C occurred on the 19 August, 2009, Secondary maximum in daily maximum temperature (34.3°C) occurred on 10 August, 2009 Secondary maximum in daily maximum temperature (34.3°C) occurred on 10 August, 2009

16 22 nd AUGUST Crown Point Tobago recorded a gust (downdraft) of 72km/hr and 11.5 millimeters of rainfall Crown Point Tobago recorded a gust (downdraft) of 72km/hr and 11.5 millimeters of rainfall Piarco recorded its second most vigorous thunderstorm day with gust speeds of 50km/hr and rainfall records of 68.4 millimeters. Piarco recorded its second most vigorous thunderstorm day with gust speeds of 50km/hr and rainfall records of 68.4 millimeters.

17 Satellite Imagery showing Hurricane Bill near Leewards Islands on 19 th August 2009.

18 THE END. QUESTIONS?


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