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5PM: Approx. 100 areas remain without power

5PM: Approx. 100 areas remain without power

About 100 areas remain without power at this time, mostly in East Trinidad. T&TEC has been kept busy since the passage of Tropical Storm Bret, with an estimated 270 area outages across the country. In an update issued today, the company said power had been restored ...

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June 21st, 2017

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Riverine flood alert remains in effect

Riverine flood alert remains in effect

Citizens, especially those living near the Caroni River Basin, are still being advised to be alert for rising water levels. This comes as the TT Met Service continues its riverine flood alert for Trinidad. While data from the Water Resources Agency indicate high water levels

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June 21st, 2017

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Clean-up efforts in flood-affected communities to continue for several days

Clean-up efforts in flood-affected communities to continue for several days

Clean-up efforts will continue for the next few days after numerous communities were impacted by flooding due to Tropical Storm Bret. It led to heavy rainfall and gusty winds which also fell trees and caused significant infrastructural damage in many areas. In a media ...

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June 21st, 2017

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Regional Corporations clean up efforts continues

Regional Corporations clean up efforts continues

Water levels in the Penal/Debe Regional Corporation are not subsiding quickly enough. That’s the statement from Regional Corporation Chairman Dr Allan Sammy speaking with 103FM News. He says the area was severely affected, and believes it is one of the hardest hit areas in ...

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June 20th, 2017

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Opposition Leader wants quick action from Government, PM assures efforts being made

Opposition Leader wants quick action from Government, PM assures efforts being made

The Opposition Leader is urging Government to move quickly to assist homeowners affected by Tropical Storm Bret. In addition, Mrs. Kamla Persad-Bissessar believes an emergency fund should be established to aid the relevant State agencies. She claimed that there has been a ...

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June 20th, 2017

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Health Ministry: Most public health facilities operational

Health Ministry: Most public health facilities operational

Most of the public health facilities are operational and currently providing service to the public. The confirmation comes from the Health Ministry, but is advising that several health facilities have been adversely affected. It states that the Maracas/St Joseph Health ...

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June 20th, 2017

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Agricultural Economist notes significant damage to crops following Bret

Agricultural Economist notes significant damage to crops following Bret

Damage to agriculture by Tropical Storm Bret seems to be fairly significant in the major food crop projects. This comes from Agricultural Economist, Omardath Maharaj, who today networked with farmers and fisherfolk across the country. He says damage could be seen from south ...

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June 20th, 2017

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ODPM: Penal, Debe and Princes Town worst affected by Bret; river monitoring continues

ODPM: Penal, Debe and Princes Town worst affected by Bret; river monitoring continues

The Penal, Debe and Princes Town areas were the hardest hit by Tropical Storm Bret, according to the ODPM. Speaking at a news conference on CTV, the office’s Acting Deputy CEO, Neville Wint, gave updates on the aftermath of the storm. He also spoke to the level of some of ...

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June 20th, 2017

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WASA plants shutdown after Bret, customers urged to use supply efficiently

WASA plants shutdown after Bret, customers urged to use supply efficiently

WASA customers are being advised to use their water supply efficiently, as several WASA plants have been shutdown following Tropical Storm Bret. According to a media release, this is due primarily to flooded river intakes and power failures. The affected plants are expected ...

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June 20th, 2017

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Eight schools to remain closed tomorrow

Eight schools to remain closed tomorrow

Classes will resume tomorrow, but not at all schools, says Education Minister Anthony Garcia. That’s because some are being used as shelters while others were affected by heavy rainfall and gusty winds last night. The ground floor of the Debe Hindu SDMS Primary School was ...

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June 20th, 2017

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