ODPM monitoring Tropical Storm Isaac, Hurricane Helene

The Office of Disaster Preparedness and Management (ODPM) and the Tobago Emergency Management Agency (TEMA) are actively monitoring Tropical Storms Helene and Isaac in the Eastern Atlantic.

In a statement issued Sunday, the ODPM said as a result of the storms’ projected movement toward the west, these cyclones pose no direct threat to Trinidad and Tobago.

The ODPM said the Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency Coordinating Unit (CDEMA CU) has activated its regional alerting and notifications, pre-impact analysis, coordination procedures among others. Key state agencies have been notified to be ready to respond if the need arises.

As the ODPM, TEMA and the Trinidad and Tobago Meteorological Service (TTMS) continues to monitor Tropical Storms Helen and Isaac very closely, officials…

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