Thursday, February 22, 2018

'In a split second that was it' *

On the scene: Works Minister Rohan Sinanan, left, speaks with Hayden Phillip, director of the Programme for Upgrading Road Efficiency (PURE), at a flooded bridge at Manuel Congo Road off Tumpuna Road, Arima, yesterday. —Photo: CURTIS CHASE

SOME residents of Caparo, La Horquetta and San Raphael spent last night at the homes of relatives as they faced the task of cleaning their homes today after ­rivers overflowed and flooded their homes.

The Express visited these areas yesterday following heavy rains that began on Wednesday.

Virginia Augustine's home is located between Todds Road and Caparo Valley Road in Caparo.

She said rains began after 11 a.m. on Wednesday.


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