Residents in areas prone to flooding, landslides and falling rocks are being advised to be vigilant and exercise caution as a tropical wave is expected to move westward across the island chain late Monday into Tuesday.
According to the Dominica meteorological service, the forecast is for cloudy to overcast conditions with showers and possible isolated thunderstorms, which could be heavy at times, to affect the island.
Gusty winds are also expected in the areas of showers and thunderstorms.
Meanwhile, small craft operators and all users of the sea, particularly on the east coast, are advised to exercise caution due to above normal seas and high winds.
Moderate sea conditions are expected during the next 12 to 24 hours with waves peaking near 8.0 feet. Thereafter, an increase to peak near 10 feet is expected.
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