The Met Office further explained that northern Guyana is currently transitioning into the secondary wet season which is forecasted to begin during the second half of November, 2017. All times are -04 (America/Guyana, GMT -0400) unless otherwise stated. El Nino likely until May, says Guyana Met Office . Barbados Met Office monitoring Sahara Dust. The section joining the NBC and the Guiana Current along the coast is marked by a relatively constant flow of 10 Sv (Johns et al. Box 130 Bridgetown Barbados. Guyana’s Energy Department has finally completed the long-awaited Local Content Policy that will set out how energy companies operate in the local market. Tel : +1 (246) 425 1362/3 Husbands St. James Barbados BB23006. When air is compressed, i.e. When the Intertropical Convergence Zone (ITCZ) shifts north, the winds along the Guiana Coast weaken and shift from northeasterly to southeasterly (Met. Saturday, April 10, 2010 – GEORGETOWN, Guyana (GINA) — Based on information from the Guyana Hydro-Met Office, the El Nino phenomenon is not quite over and may likely continue throughout April and into the early May/June period, Head of the Presidential Secretariat Dr Roger Luncheon told the weekly post-Cabinet press … Gary Willicott CEO & Senior Broker. Guyana’s Departme. He cautioned: “Floods cause economic dislocation, damage and losses and the HydroMet Office cannot afford to be casual about these matters.” 7 Atmospheric Pressure Air pressure is the force exerted on you by the weight of tiny particles of air (air molecules). +1 302 502 0255. or contact our Cape Town office +27 21 553 0639 Although air molecules are invisible, they still have weight and take up space. Atmospheric conditions are favourable for the commencement of the rainy season and therefore, forecasters have high confidence that the transition to the rainy season has begun. February 18, 2020 (Barbados Nation) People with respiratory ailments are being asked to take precautions this week. ... Guyana … See full statement from the Hydromet office below: Guyana is now transitioning into the secondary or short rainy season which typically lasts from mid-November to January. Updated 11/03/2020 at 10:03 pm Guyana’s President, David Granger, has confirmed the country’s first imported case of novel coronavirus (COVID-19). Met Office; BBC Weather in association with MeteoGroup. Office 1948, as cited in Borstad 1982). CONTACT US P.O. 1990). Nonetheless, forecasts from the Guyana Meteorological Office (MET Office) has indicated that more rain and thunderstorms are expected over the next three days, with today’s amount of rainfall expected to be between 0.0mm and 40.0mm. By Stabroek News. Meanwhile, efforts to contact the M&CC for a comment on the flash flooding proved futile. have a smaller volume, it is said to be "under pressure". Caribbean Institute for Meteorology and Hydrology. He insisted that this situation of the HydroMet Office not forewarning citizens of flooding has existed for several years and most recently, there were episodes in December 2014 and June 2015.