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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 Trinidad. Dr. Moonilal says the water taxi can  help persons stranded in north to come to San Fernando tonight and those […]

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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 Domestic Services TAB/POS – 20 October BW 1523 BW 1527 BW 1529 BW 1531 BW 1533 BW 1537 BW […]

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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 Facility • Mayaro District Health Facility • Princes Town District Health Facility • Rio Claro Health Centre • Siparia District […]

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October 20th, 2018

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WASA outlines areas with affected water supplies

WASA outlines areas with affected water supplies

Most of the impacted facilities that were shutdown in the past three days due to heavy rainfall are back in operation. These include the Hollis, Aripo, Caura, Lluengo & Naranjo, Acono, Blanchisseuse, Las Cuevas and La Fillette WTPs. The facilities still shutdown at this time area the Caroni, Tompire, Matura, Quare and Guanapo WTPs in Trinidad and the Courland, Richmond, Hillsborough West, Highlands Road and […]

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October 20th, 2018

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Zoo: Do not harm snakes and caimans in flood waters

Zoo: Do not harm snakes and caimans in flood waters

In light of several social media posts on caimans and snakes being observed in flood waters, some near to private property, the Zoological Society of Trinidad and Tobago advises that these animals should preferably be left alone and unharmed. The flood waters have dispersed them into an extended range and for the most part they are not in any need of rescue and will return […]

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October 20th, 2018

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5:30pm T&TEC outage update

5:30pm T&TEC outage update

An emergency crew has been mobilised to respond to an outage in Tobago affecting the villages of Parlatuvier, L’Anse Fourmi and Cambleton. This, as the weather has worsened, resulting in a fault in a device on the Northside feeder that would normally automatically restore supply after a transient outage. In Trinidad, crews continue to respond to individual reports, but supply has been restored to wider […]

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October 20th, 2018

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Health Minister – do not play in flood waters, extended hours for some health facilities

Health Minister – do not play in flood waters, extended hours for some health facilities

Health Minister Terrence Deyalsingh says persons, especially children, should not play in floods waters. Speaking during a media conference this afternoon, he reminded that these waters can harbour deadly diseases. Audio: Deyalsingh Diseases 20 10 18 Mr Deyalsingh also had advice regarding water consumption. Audio: Deyalsingh Water Consumption 20 10 18 As for health facilities, the Sangre Grande Hospital is now accessible via Foster Road, after being […]

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October 20th, 2018

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PM warns against ‘misinformation’ regarding flood deaths

PM warns against ‘misinformation’ regarding flood deaths

Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley is urging persons not to spread ‘misinformation’ regarding flood deaths, as it is a source of major distress. The made the comment during a media briefing this afternoon to update the nation on the latest relief efforts following major flooding in La Horquetta, Kelly Village, El Carmen, Warrenville, Sangre Grande and other areas. Dr Rowley said no fatality has been […]

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October 20th, 2018

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5pm: Status of roads and highways

5pm: Status of roads and highways

Status of Roads and Highways across Trinidad in light of the torrential rains and severe flooding that occurred on Friday 19th October 2018. Members of the public are being advised to be cautious and vigilant. North Coast Road – Fallen trees and landslips along the road. Single lane traffic Heights of Aripo – 5 slips cleared, single lane traffic Arima Blanchisseuse Road – fallen trees […]

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October 20th, 2018

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ODPM: Thank you for holding

ODPM: Thank you for holding

The ODPM has thanked the public for its patience, as many callers who are in need of assitstance have not been succesful whle truing to call their Disaster Management Unit hotline numbers. The ODPM says “unfortunately some calls are being queued due to the volume of calls. This might lead to frustration, understandably so and in some instances, repeat calls.  It says this is not […]

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October 20th, 2018

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