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Martinique tropical wave n ° 32, affected by awareness levels

Since last night (Saturday, August 21, 2021), heavy rain has fallen in many municipalities following the passage of tropical wave n ° 32 on the island. This dark weather is not without any consequences. The rivers came out of their beds and this Sunday, August 22, 2021 caused some damage.

The weather was affected this Sunday, August 22, 2021 “Frequent, temporary stormsThe active tropical wave is related to the n ° 32 column.

Continuous prolonged rain, storm at local level, swirling fast, pushed by continuous commercial winds, blowing at speeds of 60 to 80 km per hour. As a result, the amount of rainfall locally will be significant.

The southern coast of Martinique was not affected by bad weather from Diamond to Saint Anne.

On the other hand, rain and thunderstorms were sometimes strong elsewhere. We mentioned 47mm in Funds-Saint Denis, 41mm in St. Joseph, 28mm in Trinity and 25mm in Prechur.

Rainfall was weak in Fort-de-France with 15mm and 12mm in Saint-Esprit.

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A local in Riviere L’Ore is worried

In the Riviere L’Or district, between Fort-de-France and Saint-Joseph, a local resident living near the river is in distress because part of the land adjoining the property has been severely hit by water. There was a landslide and suddenly she was afraid of her home.

Waterfront House Rivier L'Or FDF

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A few hours after the blockade, residents of Claudine County in Cross Morne cleaned the bridge leading to their homes via St. Joseph.

Bilateral unity Clotin (cross-moron)

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Flooded areas

The Lazarde River overflowed its banks and flooded the road between the Manhiti area and the Place de Armes o Lamont.

Flooded road

© c. Arnerin

Places in Lamentin Water in an area of ​​the D’Arms Shopping Center parking lot.

Parking flood of lament

© c. Arnerin

Minor damage was found to the road network

We had some scree on RN3, Path de la Trace. They are taken into account and processed. On RD15 in the Pérou district of Saint-Marie, a tree fell.

Teams intervened. Call groups are vigilant and whose interventions are present, but these are routine things.

Mark Mongis, DGA Infrastructure and Equipment CDM

According to Motto France, more rain is expected in the evening. But a new tropical wave, n ° 33, is expected to cross the area tomorrow morning. Thus, this disturbing and rainy weather will last till Monday afternoon (23 August 2021).

Yesterday, Saturday, August 21, 2021, Martinique was on yellow alert with heavy rain and thunder.