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St Helena Flood Victims Get Some Help

  By Chantalé Fletcher FLOOD victims in St Helena were assisted with lunches on Sunday as clean-up operations continued. Local Councillor for St Augustine South, Piarco\St Helena Richard Rampersad distributed distributed lunches in collaboration with Member of Parliament Dinesh Rambally to several persons on Sunday. Rampersad said the initiative was a continuation of flood relief […]Read More

Watch Video of Flooding Along EMR in Tunapuna

Flooding along the Eastern Main Road in Tunapuna on Thursday.   AS many parts of the country remain under water of Thursday, the Trinidad and Tobago Meteorological (TTMS) extends its Riverine Flood Alert to Orange Level until to 6pm on Saturday (August 21). The MET Office stated, “River levels continue to be critical particularly along […]Read More

Rising Waters in Kelly Village, St Helena

Above video courtesy Rishi Bhagwandass   By Chanatlé Fletcher SEVERAL homes remain covered in water following Wednesday’s torrential thunderstorms and heavy rainfall in parts of the Central region leaving some roadways impassable. Residents continue to experience rising flood waters in St Helena, Kelly Village, El Carmen, Piarco, Warrenville and Las Lomas. Videos on the Las […]Read More

The Commonality of Astro Turf and Flooding

  WHAT do flooding and Astro Turf have in common? Without any context, you would say they are completely unrelated. Unless of course, you live in Trinidad and Tobago. A magically little island where two completely different things weave together to tell a bewildering narrative as to how things work here. Firstly, let us look […]Read More

Videos: Clean Up In POS after Floods

  CLEAN up operations begin in northwest Trinidad on Wednesday morning after heavy rains cause flooding in Port-of-Spain, Diego Martin, Cascade, Maraval and St Ann’s. Minster of Local Government and Rural Development Kazim Hosein was on hand to supervise the operations. He said regional corporations from all over the country were helping. Chief Photographer […]Read More

Overnight Rain Causes Flooding in T&T

  By Chantalé Fletcher and Darius Phillip OVERNIGHT rains have caused flooding in several part of Trinidad. The Trinidad and Tobago Meteorological Service (TTMS) has since issued a Riverine Flood Alert. Several areas of Sangre Grande were affected by the intermittent rainfall. Affected areas included Coalmine, Barker Trace, Coalmine, Reid Lane, Toco Road, Fishing Pond, […]Read More

$600,000 for Flooded Penal Farmers

  By Sue-Ann Wayow THE Ministry of Agriculture, Land and Fisheries is estimating that approximately $600,000 will be paid in compensation to farmers affected by flooding in Penal. Speaking in the Senate on Tuesday, Agriculture Minister Clarence Rambharat said the ministry received 36 claims from the farmers so far, 23 from registered farmers. Opposition Senator Wade Mark had […]Read More

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