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Floods, landslides as tropical wave passes over T&T


by Kevon Felmine (Trinidad Guardian) Disaster Management Units spent most of yesterday in communities, as the passing Invest #91L Tropical Wave left residents in parts of East and Central Trinidad grappling with floods and structural damage.

At 1.51 pm yesterday, the Meteorological Service issued an update to its Adverse Weather Alert, saying that the Yellow Level advisory will remain in effect until tomorrow at noon.

Despite the tropical wave axis moving west of T&T, the Meteorological Service noted the atmosphere remained significantly moist and unstable. Therefore, it expected periods of rain or showers of varying intensities.

The Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development issued a safety update on the D’Abadie Bridge, advising the public to use alternative routes as the weather conditions made it impassable. Municipal police were on site.

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