Weather Update from the St. Vincent and the Grenadines Meteorological Office:

Tropical Disturbance was upgraded to Tropical Storm Bret, the center was located near latitude 9.4 North, longitude 59.8 West.

The system is moving toward the west-northwest near 30 mph (48km/h) it is expected to continue at a slightly slower speed over the next 48 hours.

Forecast: Cloudy to overcast with some pockets of light to moderate to showers, periods of rain, gusty winds and isolated thunderstorms

Please pay close attention to local radio and television stations, as well as other reliable media channels for weather related information.

*A HIGH SURF ADVISORY and SMALL CRAFT warning is in effect.

*Residents, sea-bathers and motorists should take all necessary precautions.

Saint Vincent Meteorological Services is monitoring the system overnight and will provide updates as necessary....Next update: 6am Tuesday, or sooner if necessary.