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Martinique-Guadeloupe: Storm alerts in effect April 17

Alerts for thunderstorms and torrential rain in effect Tuesday, Aril 17, for Martinique and Guadeloupe

17 Apr 09:57 AM UTC
TIMEFRAME expected from 4/17/2018, 12:00 AM until 4/17/2018, 11:59 PM (America/Martinique). COUNTRY/REGION Martinique, Guadeloupe


The French meteorological authorities (Météo France) have issued alerts for thunderstorms and torrential rain for the overseas departments of Martinique and Guadeloupe. An orange alert - the second-highest on a four-point scale - is in effect for all of Martinique for Tuesday, April 17, while a lower yellow alert is in effect for the Guadeloupian archipelago. Flooding and associated transportation disruptions and/or power outages are possible.


Individuals on the above islands are advised to keep abreast of weather alerts, confirm travel reservations, and adhere to any instructions issued by the local authorities.