Dec. 2, 2016, 9:29 AM AST Comments
By Carolyn Kissoon - The destruction caused by strong winds and thunder showers on Wednesday was not isolated to villages in the northeast Trinidad. The village of Brasso Seco/Paria located in the heart of the northern range was also ravaged by landslides, uprooted trees and flooding.
Nov. 25, 2016, 4:54 PM AST Comments
The Trinidad and Tobago Meteorological Service continues its RIVERINE FLOOD ALERT for Trinidad. There has been a decrease in rainfall activity associated with the Inter-Tropical Convergence Zone (ITCZ) over the last 4-6 hours.
Oct. 6, 2016, 4:30 PM AST Comments
Several fire fighters were injured after a rescue operation in Barataria on Thursday afternoon. At least one came into contact with live electrical wires after helping people stranded in a maxi taxi which was in danger of being swept away by flash floods.
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.