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High Winds, Rain Topple Trees

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HEAVY rainfall, accompanied by high winds, has fallen trees and blown off roofs in parts of Trinidad and Tobago on Saturday morning.

The Trinidad and Tobago Meteorological Service (TTMS) stated:

A low level trough with favourable upper level conditions is currently over the area and resulting in occasional thunderstorms which have been accompanied by wind gusts in excess of 75 km/h.

It raised the adverse weather alert to Yellow.

Fallen tree

There were also reports flooding in Port-of-Spain, Manzanilla and parts of east Trinidad.

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A car was damaged on the Brian Lara Promenade in Port-of-Spain, another in Aripo and two more were seen under a tree around the Queen’s Park Savannah opposite Queen’s Royal College in videos circulating on social media.

Watch firemen as they cut the fallen tree on the Brian Lara Promenade:

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