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Prakash: Leave the Diesel Pumps Alone

  THE pumps that remove flood waters should remain diesel powered. This was the point made by St Augustine MP Prakash Ramadhar who questioned why Minister of Works Rohan Sinanan planned to replace all the country’s anti-flood diesel water pumps with electric ones in the wake of the passage of Tropical Storm Karen. At a […]Read More

Maracas Open Water Classic Postponed Again

  ROUGH seas have caused the 2019 edition of the Subway Maracas Open Water Classic scheduled for tomorrow to be postponed once again The event was originally scheduled to take place on September 22, but Tropical Storm Karen forced its postponement. A release by the organisers stated, “As such all other prior planned activities directly […]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

Water Woes for Half-a-Million as Desal Plant Shuts Down

  MORE than 500,000 people in South and Cen­tral Trinidad will be im­pact­ed by a short­age of pipe-borne from September 30 when the De­sali­na­tion plant goes down for maintenance. The plant will come back up on October 16. Dur­ing a press con­fer­ence held at De­sal­cott in Point Lisas on Thurs­day, its gen­er­al man­ag­er John Thomp­son […]Read More

Removal of San Juan River Bank Causes Flooding

  A breach in the banks of the San Juan River is the major reason for flooding in the north Aranguez area. This according to Minister of Works and Transport Rohan Sinanan at a news conference on Monday. Giving an update to the passage of Tropical Storm Karen on Sunday, Sinanan said all major roads […]Read More

PBR Opened Until Noon

    THE Priority Bus Route is opened to light motor vehicles until 12 noon on Monday September 23. This is due to the passage of a system associated with Topical Storm Karen that caused flooding throughout Trinidad and Tobago on Sunday. In a release the Ministry of Works and Transport stated that it was […]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

PM Heads to UN, says Government Prepared for Impact of

    PRIME Minister Dr Keith Rowley has left the country to take part in the United Nations General Assembly and says the Government of Trinidad and Tobago has taken all the necessary steps to prepare for the impact of Tropical Storm Karen. In a statement he said, “Citizens are urged to remain vigilant and […]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

TT on Red Alert as Tropical Storm Karen Passes

  A Red Alert has been issued by the Trinidad and Tobago Meteorological Service (TTMS) due to the passage of Tropical Storm Karen. This means the TT is at a very high risk and there is risk to public safety livelihood and property. TTMS said periods of intense showers and/or thunderstorms were likely. It said […]Read More