More than 20 homes lose roofs during yesterday’s bad weather


    Caroni East MP Dr Rishad Seecheran says more than 20 homes in his constituency lost their roofs during heavy rainfall and strong winds yesterday.

    The affected houses are in St. Helena, Kelly Village, Madras Road, Ragoonanan Road and Hin Kin Street in Cunupia.

    Dr Seecheran says tarpaulin, mattresses, galvanize, lumber and food supplies have been distributed to those affected, with further aid now being sought to assist repairs.

    There were also least two fallen tree, which he says were removed by employees of the Tunapuna-Piarco Regional Corporation.

    Dr Seecheran has since thanked the Disaster Management Units of Tunapuna-Piarco Regional Corporation and Couva-Tabaquite-Talparo Regional Corporation, Chairman Henry Awong CTTRC, Mayor Faaiq Mohammed and Chaguanas Borough Corporation for their prompt and effective responses.