Aug. 4, 2016, 8:58 AM AST Comments
BELMOPAN, Belize (AP) — Hurricane Earl was downgraded to a tropical storm early Thursday after slamming into the coast of the Caribbean nation of Belize with winds of 80 mph (130 kph) and moving inland over Guatemala and Mexico with heavy rains.
Aug. 3, 2016, 5:52 PM AST Comments
BELMOPAN, Belize (AP) — Earl strengthened into a hurricane Wednesday and roared toward a nighttime landfall in the Caribbean nation of Belize as it brushed by Honduras, leaving felled trees and power lines in its wake.
Aug. 2, 2016, 1:39 PM AST Comments
PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, Aug 2, CMC – Two earthquakes, measuring 4.0 and 4.3 respectively, rattled Trinidad and Tobago and the French Caribbean island of Martinique on Tuesday, the Trinidad-based Seismic Research centre of the University of the West Indies (UWI) has reported.
Jul. 26, 2016, 5:51 PM AST Comments
Late morning rainfall on Tuesday was the cause of vehicular and pedestrian traffic in downtown Port of Spain. The downpour, which lasted no more than 10 minutes, brought things to a virtual standstill on lower Charlotte Street and along South Quay in the vicinity of the City Gate transportation hub.
Jul. 15, 2016, 3:56 PM AST Comments
The Trinidad and Tobago meteorological service is maintaining the Riverine flood alert for Trinidad, having regard to the current rainfall activity associated with the inter-tropical convergence zone (ITCZ) that is now being stimulated by an active tropical wave. As oppose to street and flash floodi
Jul. 15, 2016, 11:3 AM AST Comments
In the aftermath of heavy rainfall on Thursday which left several communities in South and Central Trinidad under flood waters, including over 500 residents in the electoral district of Longdenville/Talparo, other areas are also experiencing flooding.
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.
Oct. 1, 2015, 9:22 PM AST Comments
Is Trinidad and Tobago experiencing a drought? People living in communities in the east, including Arima and elevated areas in Morvant, have been reeling from the lack of an adequate water supply.