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8AM Update – communities still flooded, clouds & rain expected

8AM Update – communities still flooded, clouds & rain expected

Many citizens are still unable to return to their homes today, as these remain inundated with flood waters. 103.1FM News spoke with ODPM Head Captain Neville Wint this morning, and he says while the water is receding, it is doing so very slowly. Audio: Captain Wint Still ...

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October 21st, 2018

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UWI coordinating flood relief efforts for affected students & staff

UWI coordinating flood relief efforts for affected students & staff

The administration of the UWI St. Augustine Campus is coordinating the collection of relief items to assist affected students and staff members. According to Principal, Professor Brian Copeland, some of them were adversely affected and are either being rescued at this time ...

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October 21st, 2018

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Moonilal’s constituents provide 500 meals to flood victims

Moonilal’s constituents provide 500 meals to flood victims

Oropouche East MP Dr. Roodal Moonilal has thanked his constituents for banding together to prepare and deliver 500 hot meals for victims of the flooding disaster. He says the T&T Police Service assisted in the distribution of the meals. The MP also postponed the ...

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October 21st, 2018

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Police Commissioner: Uriah Butler Highway reopened to traffic

Police Commissioner: Uriah Butler Highway reopened to traffic

The Uriah Butler Highway has been reopened to traffic, after the portion between Grand Bazaar and Munroe Road was closed for most of the day due to excessive flooding. Water from the Caroni River made its way across sections of the highway, making it impassable for vehicles.

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October 21st, 2018

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SEWA TT distributes 3215 meals to flood victims

SEWA TT distributes 3215 meals to flood victims

Today, 3215 Meals were prepared and distributed in Sangre Grande, La Horquetta, St. Helena, Madras Road, Oropune, Caroni, Bamboo, Talparo, Warren, Las Lomas, and Spring Village. This was coordinated by Sewa International TT (Sewa TT) a non-profit volunteer based ...

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October 20th, 2018

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Disaster Relief Drop Off Points

Disaster Relief Drop Off Points

Persons interested in donating water, non-perishable food items, clothes, toiletries (soap, toothpaste, toothbrush), mattresses, first-aid kits, cleaning supplies, tarpaulins, towels, baby items, feminine products etc, can do so at the following outlets/locations outlined ...

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October 20th, 2018

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Flood victims, including a sickly man and pregnant woman rescued

Flood victims, including a sickly man and pregnant woman rescued

Rescue efforts in Trinidad today saw an ailing man saved from the flood waters that marooned him in his Mayaro home, and he was taken for medical treatment. The 55 year old man who suffers from various medical conditions was unable to walk and following a call to an ...

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October 20th, 2018

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Moonilal: Open Water Taxi Service to help stranded citizens

Moonilal: Open Water Taxi Service to help stranded citizens

Oropouche East MP Dr. Roodal Moonilal is calling on the Transport Minister to open the Water Taxi Service free of charge for residents of South Trinidad who are stranded in Northern areas of the island. He says currently he has several constituents stranded in North ...

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October 20th, 2018

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CAL cancels several flights due to adverse weather conditions

CAL cancels several flights due to adverse weather conditions

Caribbean Airlines advises that due to the adverse weather conditions in Trinidad & Tobago, the following flights for 20 and 21 October are affected: Cancelled Domestic Services POS/TAB – 20 October: BW 1522 BW 1526 BW 1528 BW 1530 BW 1532 BW 1536 BW 1538 Cancelled

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October 20th, 2018

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List of Health Centres that are open 24/7

List of Health Centres that are open 24/7

Members of the public are advised that, apart from the A&E Departments of the nation’s hospitals, the following health facilities are open 24 hours a day / 7 days a week: • Arima District Health Facility • Chaguanas District Health Facility • Couva District Health ...

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October 20th, 2018

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