According to French and American experts, the meteorological event continued for a few days and this morning (July 1, 2021) turned into a tropical storm called Elsa. It particularly threatens the islands south of the Antiline arch, including Martinique.
According to the latest bulletin from the Lamentin Meteorological Center (Thursday, July 1, 2021) behind the tropical wave, the air mass is humid and relatively unstable, but temporarily calm for the next 24 hours.
Another obstacle, located about 1300 km southeast of Martinique, develops in a favorable environment for its development by moving west-northwest. It intensified into an overnight tropical depression, and this Thursday morning (July 1, 2021) the tropical storm reached LSA status. It will cross the Lesser Antilles on Friday, probably between Saint Vincent and the Martinique, Announces weather forecast.
2021 Weather Deterioration on Friday 2nd July
Today, a relative calm develops with scattered and less intense rainfall. The wind is moderate to very strong, usually blowing at speeds of 50 to 70 km / h. New degeneration is expected tonight and tomorrow (July 2, 2021).
Then the rain becomes frequent, prolonged and internally stormed. The wind intensifies with strong and frequent gusts of over 100 km per hour. The sea expands, strengthening in the Atlantic and canals, the average basin 4 m.
It was collected:
– 100 mm in 24 hours in the northern mountains;
– 62 mm in St. Pierre;
– 60 mm to St. Joseph.
The wind was blowing at 99km / h in Waughlin and 92km / h in Font Saint-Denis.