NaDMA: Center of Tropical Storm moving away from Grenada

At 2PM, the center of Tropical Storm Karen was located near latitude 12.7 north, longitude 62.3 West, 60 miles North of Grenada.

NATIONAL DISASTER MANAGEMENT AGENCY (NaDMA) MEDIA RELEASE
Distributed @ 3:20PM

THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM KAREN MOVING AWAY FROM GRENADA

St. George’s, Grenada – Sunday 22nd September, 2019.

At 2PM, the center of Tropical Storm Karen was located near latitude 12.7 north, longitude 62.3 West, 60 miles North of Grenada.

Karen is moving toward the west-northwest near 13 mph, and this general motion is expected to continue today. A turn toward the northwest is forecast to occur on Monday, followed by a turn toward the north on Tuesday. At present, the center of Tropical Karen is moving away from Grenada. Maximum sustained winds are near 40 mph with higher gusts.

Little change in strength is forecast during the next 48 hours. Tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 105 miles, primarily in squalls to the east of the center. The estimated minimum central pressure is 1006 mb.

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Grenada and its dependencies remain under a tropical storm warning as tropical storm conditions continues to affect the tri-island state. A flood and landslide warning remains in effect for the tri-island state along with a marine and high surf advisory.

NaDMA advises the general public to be vigilant and remain indoors as more rain in expected during the evening. The Met office has recorded 55.8mm of rainfall between 8am and 2 pm today.

NaDMA through the Meteorological Office will continue to monitor Tropical Storm Karen and provide updates of changes.

For additional information, please contact Ms. Oslyn Crosby Public Relations Officer NaDMA on 440-8390-4 & 440-0838, cell: 533-0766, or email: and .

NaDMA, the official source for all disaster related information in Grenada.

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