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Minister: Several social grants available to residents affected

Minister: Several social grants available to residents affected

There are several grants available for application by persons affected by Tropical Storm Bret. This was revealed by Government Minister Franklin Khan, responding to questions in the Senate today. The storm has been responsible for widespread flooding and infrastructural ...

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June 20th, 2017

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Central and South areas heavily impacted by flooding and fallen trees

Central and South areas heavily impacted by flooding and fallen trees

Flooding and fallen trees were the major issues reported across T&T after heavy rainfall and gusty winds overnight, due to the passage of Tropical Storm Bret. 103FM News spoke with various Regional Corporation Heads who also confirmed that roofs had blown off homes in ...

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June 20th, 2017

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Works and Transport: Three Licensing Offices open today; Route 2 maxi permits extended to Friday

Works and Transport: Three Licensing Offices open today; Route 2 maxi permits extended to Friday

The Licensing Offices in Port of Spain, San Fernando and Caroni are open for business today. According to the Works and Transport Ministry, all other facilities will resume normal operations from tomorrow. Meanwhile, the Ministry is advising maxi taxi drivers that the ...

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June 20th, 2017

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T&TEC working on comprehensive repairs

T&TEC working on comprehensive repairs

T&TEC is working to restore power to impacted communities within 16 hours. The company sent a media release at 8:43am, noting that areas across the country have experienced power outages. The region most prominently affected, was south Trinidad. In terms of power plants,

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June 20th, 2017

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Bmobile offers free local calls to any network until 1PM

Bmobile offers free local calls to any network until 1PM

Bmobile is providing their mobile customers with free local calls to any network until 1PM. The company says this is to ensure that their customers can communicate with their family and friends, or render any assistance they may require, in the aftermath of the storm. It ...

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June 20th, 2017

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5am: Tropical Storm Warning Discontinued for T&T

5am: Tropical Storm Warning Discontinued for T&T

The Tropical Storm Warning for Trinidad and Tobago has now been discontinued by the T&T Met Service. However, flooding, fallen trees and power outages were the main reports following the passage of Tropical Storm Bret overnight. According to the latest information from ...

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June 20th, 2017

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12AM: South Trinidad gets the worst of Tropical Storm Bret

12AM: South Trinidad gets the worst of Tropical Storm Bret

Rains and gusty winds, along with power outages are being experienced in almost all areas of the country at this time (12am, June 20th 2016). However, there have been reports of flooding in Penal/Debe and power outages there, in Siparia, Mayaro, Rio Claro, and many other ...

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June 20th, 2017

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5PM: Weather System intensifies into ‘Tropical Storm Bret’

5PM: Weather System intensifies into ‘Tropical Storm Bret’

Tropical Storm Bret has formed. The National Hurricane Centre at 5pm stated that maximum sustained winds are 65 km/h and it is expected to move near or over Trinidad tonight and early Tuesday. WIND: Tropical storm conditions are expected to first reach portions of the ...

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June 19th, 2017

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Meteorologist – system on course to affect Trinidad and Tobago

Meteorologist – system on course to affect Trinidad and Tobago

Citizens are urged to prepare themselves for the possibility of severe weather this evening into tomorrow. Potential Tropical Cyclone #2 is continuing its west-northwest trajectory, at a speed of 41 kilometres per hour. Tropical Storm Warnings for Barbados and St Vincent ...

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June 19th, 2017

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T&TEC to activate emergency hotlines to deal with fallen lines, electricity issues

T&TEC to activate emergency hotlines to deal with fallen lines, electricity issues

From 6 o’clock this evening, T&TEC will activate two new hotline numbers, as a precautionary measure. It comes as T&T prepares for severe weather associated with Potential Tropical Cyclone #2. The numbers are 794-4823 and 794-7264. Citizens can call these numbers to ...

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June 19th, 2017

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