Thursday, June 23, 2016


Creek chaos

Apr. 27, 2016, 10:21 AM AST Comments

THERE was standstill traffic along the flooded South Trunk Road in the vicinity of the Mosquito Creek, La Romaine on Wednesday. Motorists were stuck for hours during the morning commute.

Heavy winds topple trees, blow off roofs *

Oct. 8, 2015, 10:18 PM AST Comments

TREES were toppled and the roofs of some homes blew away like confetti as Trinidad and Tobago continued to experience heavy gusts of wind yesterday, much like those of Tuesday morning.

Hurricane Joaquin batters Bahamas, ship missing in storm

Oct. 2, 2015, 12:9 AM AST Comments

UPDATE 6:30PM: Hurricane Joaquin destroyed houses, uprooted trees and unleashed heavy flooding as it hurled torrents of rain across the Bahamas on Friday, and the U.S. Coast Guard said it was trying to reach a disabled cargo ship with 33 people aboard that lost contact during the storm.

20 homes flooded out

Sep. 19, 2015, 8:37 PM AST Comments

By Susan Mohammed—FLOOD waters rose in Claxton Bay yesterday and invaded at least 20 homes.

Envoy Lara tours storm-hit Dominica *

Sep. 14, 2015, 9:21 PM AST Comments

The government of storm-ravaged Dominica yesterday welcomed the visit of the former West Indies test cricketer, Brian Charles Lara, as the special envoy of the Trinidad and Tobago government.

Residents stage protest *

Sep. 14, 2015, 8:59 PM AST Comments

By Innis Francis - SOME residents living along San Francique Road at La Fortune blockaded the road yesterday, demanding that the newly installed government improve drainage in the area immediately.

Village cut off by floods *

Aug. 20, 2015, 9:42 PM AST Comments

By Carolyn Kissoon - A village in Fyzabad was cut off when flood waters covered the roadway, preventing residents from leaving their homes on Thursday.

A storm is approaching

Aug. 19, 2015, 3:0 PM AST Comments

By Susan Mohammed - TRINIDAD and Tobago is not at this time under any threat by Tropical Storm Danny. The storm, however, can strengthen into a hurricane by Friday,

Flash flood warning

Aug. 6, 2015, 8:42 PM AST Comments

A SERIES of thundershowers on the western coastline yesterday afternoon led to a flash flood warning from the Piarco-based Trinidad and Tobago Meteorological Office.The heavy showers also opened on the Northern Range, increasing the risk for flood-prone areas at the foothills. The showers, which wer

$$ needed for volcano monitoring

Aug. 3, 2015, 7:55 PM AST Comments

By Sandhya Santoo - THE Kick’em Jenny submarine volcano eight kilometres north of Grenada has gone quiet after two eruptions last month. However, the lack of funding for further testing is a matter of concern for researchers.