Saint Lucia: October Tropical Wave - Preliminary Damage Assessment Report No. 01
Saint Lucia experienced continuous rains commencing Monday October 6, 2008. By October 9th, the Met Office had issued a sever weather warning:
Residents in areas prone to landslides and flooding should be vigilant.
Below is the 6 am weather report for October 11, 2008
An upper level trough in association with a tropical wave will continue to produce cloudiness, showers and isolated thunder-storms over the Lesser Antilles.
Two other tropical waves located over the central and Eastern Atlantic are moving westward near 12 mph.
Initial Situation Overviews were conduced by the District Disaster Committees commencing October 11, 2008. The committees indicated that there was no need for the opening of emergency shelters.