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Meteorologist – El Socorro, Caroni flooding a combination of high tide and run-off

Meteorologist – El Socorro, Caroni flooding a combination of high tide and run-off

Today, much to the surprise of some, parts of El Socorro and Caroni became flooded, despite a lack of rainfall. Water overflowed onto the El Socorro Road Extension, as well as the shoulder of the Uriah Butler Highway in the vicinity of the Caroni Bird Sanctuary. According to

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June 22nd, 2017

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One man missing after boat capsizes

One man missing after boat capsizes

Police are searching for a man who remains missing after a boat capsized off the coast of Mosquito Creek this morning. 103FM News understands that incident occurred shortly after 9 o’clock. Two of the men on board made it back to shore, while the third, named as Rocky ...

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June 22nd, 2017

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Agriculture Ministry implements measures to deal with affected farmers

Agriculture Ministry implements measures to deal with affected farmers

The Agriculture Ministry is placing several measures in place to deal with affected farmers, following the passing of Tropical Storm Bret. Minister Clarence Rambharat yesterday visited some of the hardest hit areas such as Tabaquite, Moruga, Debe and Woodland and says the ...

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June 22nd, 2017

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Met Service dismisses rumors of new tropical storm threat

Met Service dismisses rumors of new tropical storm threat

There are NO tropical storms making their way to Trinidad and Tobago at this time. This firm message from the MET Service comes in the wake of rumours circulating in the public domain via social media. According to Meteorologist Saide Shakeer, this country is not under any ...

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June 22nd, 2017

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Child Marriage now officially illegal as President Carmona assents to Marriage Act

Child Marriage now officially illegal as President Carmona assents to Marriage Act

Child marriage is now officially illegal, following the assent of President Anthony Carmona today. The Parliament recently passed amendments to the Marriage Act, making it illegal to marry someone under the age of 18. Several individual acts including the Muslim Marriage and

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June 22nd, 2017

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‘Good Samaritan’ donates mattresses to Naparima constituents

‘Good Samaritan’ donates mattresses to Naparima constituents

In a case of ‘being your neighbour’s keeper’ a Good Samaritan today donated 50 mattresses to affected constituents of Naparima. MP for the area Rodney Charles says the person, who wishes to remain anonymous, also promised further assistance to help those constituents who ...

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June 22nd, 2017

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Minister: Persons still dumping bulk waste in rivers

Minister: Persons still dumping bulk waste in rivers

Dumping your bulk waste into the nation’s rivers and water courses is contributing to the current flooding woes. That is why Local Government Minister Kazim Hosein is appealing to citizens to desist from this practice, or face the legal consequences. Recently, the Ministry ...

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June 22nd, 2017

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ODPM urges persons to continue protecting their property

ODPM urges persons to continue protecting their property

Despite the discontinuation of a Riverine flood bulletin, the ODPM is still urging persons to protect their property. According to the office, the water is subsiding slowly and persons should pay attention to several safety tips. Sandbags are available at the various ...

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June 22nd, 2017

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$25 million to help citizens after Tropical Storm Bret

$25 million to help citizens after Tropical Storm Bret

25 million dollars will immediately be set aside by the Government to assist those persons affected by the passage of Tropical Storm Bret. The announcement comes as many areas in Trinidad still continue to deal with the storm’s after-effects, including widespread flooding. ...

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June 22nd, 2017

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WEPTT advice on how to deal with wildlife displaced by floods

WEPTT advice on how to deal with wildlife displaced by floods

Tropical Storm Bret lashed Trinidad hard, and among those affected are wild animals. Widespread flooding in particular has displaced many, from snakes to caiman. Many citizens have reported wildlife on their property over the last couple of days, but one environmental group ...

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June 21st, 2017

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