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Debe & Penal affected by flooding

Flood waters are rising in Debe and Penal, with several residents and business already affected.

These photos were taken by Guardian Media's Kristian De Silva and Ivan Toolsie.

Landslide reported on Lady Young Road

A landslide has been reported on the Lady Young Road but the roadway is still currently passable.

However, the Office of Disaster Preparedness and Management (ODPM) is warning motorists to proceed with caution and expect traffic delays.

 

HDC issues alert for Oropune residents

The Housing Development Corporation (HDC) has issued an alert regarding the rise in water levels in Oropune.

The HDC says the corporation and first responders have been monitoring the water levels in the courses around Oropune Gardens.

It says that at this time, water pumps are activated and it's teams are in the area to distribute flood bags if you require them.

It says that in light of this, it recommends that that residents also take the necessary precautionary measures.

Falling tree damages vehicle in Aripo

A photo has been shared online of a tree that has fallen in Aripo.

A vehicle that was passing at the time was hit by the tree.

However, no serious injuries have been reported.

The Meteorological Office has issued an Adverse Weather Alert for the period Wednesday 10am to Thursday 8pm. 

 

Flooding reported in South Trinidad

Several communities across Trinidad are now facing rising flood waters following overnight rain.

The Meteorological Office has issued an Adverse Weather Alert for the period Wednesday 10am to Thursday 8pm. 

Kristian De Silva captured these photos in South Trinidad.

In the top photo, A cyclist peddles through floods in Barrackpore.

Below, a car navigates through floods at Lower Barrackpore and a resident looks out of his home as floods rise at Lalbeharry Trace, Monkey Town

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