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Rainfall and showers expected to continue into the afternoon

Through its Information Bulletin, the TT Meteorological Services has advised that showers are expected to continue over both islands into the afternoon period. Although some areas of North East Trinidad have already begun experiencing heavy rainfall, there is the possibility that other areas will also experience such. In light of this, waterlogged grounds and swollen river courses are likely. Landslips can also occur in areas so prone.

Citizens in North East Trinidad and in the vicinity of the Caroni River Basin are asked to continue to exercise extra caution at this time.

All first responder agencies such as the TT Fire Service, TT Defence Force and the municipal corporations remain active and on high alert so that immediate assistance can be rendered to areas that may experience heavy inundation. The ODPM reminds all citizens that if they have been adversely affected, they must contact their municipal corporation or 800 6376.

Consequently, stress the following:-

  • After heavy rainfall, stay inside until water levels have subsided and it is safe to venture outside.
  • Move to upper levels of your building if lower levels are threatened
  • Do not walk / drive through flood waters.
  • Be cautious when walking /driving along hillsides or landslide prone areas.

Trinidad and Tobago is NOT currently under any Tropical Storm threat, Watch or Warning. The TT Meteorological Services is monitoring this weather condition and will advise the ODPM if there is a drastic change.

Public Information, Education and Community Outreach Unit
868 640 1285 ext 14240/

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