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Heavy Rains Cause Flooding in Parts of Trinidad

      By Sue-Ann Wayow THE heavy rains and thunderstorm activity experienced on Saturday morning were a result of Hurricane Teddy although Trinidad and Tobago is under no direct threat. The Trinidad and Tobago Meteorological Service (TTMS) stated in its regular update, “Although T&T is under no direct threat from Hurricane Teddy, the showery […]Read More

Flooding in Several Areas in South Trinidad

    SEVERAL areas in South Trinidad are flooded due to persistent heavy rainfall overnight and this morning (Tuesday). This was revealed by the Ministry of Rural Development and Local Government, on its Facebook page on Tuesday. The rainfall, which is ongoing, is due to a combination of the Inter-Tropical Conversion Zone (ITCZ) and passage […]Read More

Clean-up Operations on the Way after Flooding in La Horquetta

  CLEAN-UP efforts are about 50% complete in areas affected by flooding in La Horquetta on Sunday. This according to Chairman of the Disaster Committee of the Tunapuna/Piarco Regional Corporation (TPRC) Derek La Guerre. Several areas in La Horquetta experienced flooding due to persistent heavy rainfall on Sunday. This is a paid political advertisement […]Read More

Riverine Flood Alert: Parts of Penal, Siparia Affected

THE Trinidad and Tobago Meteorological Service (TTMS) has issued a Riverine Flood Alert. A yellow level alert warning is also in effect. It stated on Wednesday that light to moderate rainfall was expected to continue intermittently over the course of the day. Landslides/landslips were possible in areas so prone. TTMS stated that some areas in […]Read More

Young: I Never Blamed Homeowners for Flooding

  NATIONAL Security Minister Stuart Young says it was never his intention to blame any homeowners for flooding. In a release on Friday the National Security Ministry took umbrage to the Trinidad Express headline “Young blames flood victims for building in natural ponds.” Young said the page four headline was “wholly misleading and intentionally mischievous.” […]Read More

Fixing Flooding in Trinidad and Tobago

By ALICIA CHAMELY NOOOOOO! We weren’t ready! If there was an award for the Fastest Flooding Nation, I am pretty sure Trinidad and Tobago will be a top contender. Year after year our rivers burst their banks, half of Central gets washed away, the Creek becomes more of a mess and Port-of-Spain returns to its […]Read More

Watch Flooding Across Trinidad, Alert Level Downgraged to Orange

THE Trinidad and Tobago Meteorological Service has downgraded the Alert Warning to Orange. But constant rainfall has resulted in flooding across Trinidad and Tobago. In Trinidad, footage of the effects of the passage of Tropical Storm Karen has been posted on social media. There have been reports of areas underwater in Penal, Debe, San Fernando, […]Read More

Watch: Flooding in Tobago from Tropical Storm Karen

  AS Tropical Storm Karen heads is a west northwest direction, Tobago is feeling the brunt of her showers and winds. Flooding in Scarborough, Tobago The Tobago Emergency Management Agency (TEMA) said its has received several reports of flooding and fallen poles. TEMA said seven people were trapped on the upper floor of a partially […]Read More