Saturday, August 15, 2015

Weather

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.


Task force to tackle flooding

Jul. 24, 2015, 8:22 PM AST Comments

“This task force will be supported by an administrative secretariat which has already been established and working for the last three weeks as the resource team who will do all the gathering of information, doing all the reports on the flooding situation in Guyana.



ODPM: Kick ’em Jenny no threat to T&T

Jul. 23, 2015, 10:13 PM AST Comments

THE Office of Disaster Preparedness and Management (ODPM) has advised that Trinidad and Tobago is not currently under alert with regard to Kick ‘em Jenny in Grenada.


Panic in Grenada over eruption fears

Jul. 23, 2015, 10:13 PM AST Comments

By Susan Mohammed - THERE was fear and panic in Grenada and nearby islands yesterday after the Seismic Research Centre (SRC) at the University of the West Indies (UWI) raised the alert level in response to heightened activity in the Kick' em Jenny undersea volcano...


Debe flood victims still waiting for help

Jul. 21, 2015, 9:18 PM AST Comments

If the Government had done the proper hydrological studies to the Debe to Mon Desir segment of the extension of the Solomon Hochoy Highway to Point Fortin, the flooding Debe residents suffered on Sunday would not have occurred.



Met Office: More rain today

Jul. 6, 2015, 8:50 PM AST Comments

TRINIDAD and Tobago was yesterday warned to watch out for more prolonged rainfall than expected to carry into today, with the Meteorological Office at Piarco indicating the passage of a tropical wave that was on its way to T&T yesterday evening.



WASA welcomes rain: dams increasing

Jun. 15, 2015, 10:34 PM AST Comments

By Michelle Loubon - WASA would welcome yesterday’s rainfall as “blessing” and not a “major disruption”, says Chief meteorologist at the Trinidad and Tobago Meteorological Service, Shakeer Baig .


Dry spell blamed for water woes

Jun. 9, 2015, 8:46 PM AST Comments

The Water and Sewerage Authority yesterday said, despite the fact that the rainy season has started, the lack of rain has affected water production at several of the Authority's treatment facilities in Tobago.


Quake! Magnitude 4.9

May 21, 2015, 10:1 PM AST Comments

The University of the West Indies Seismic Research Centre (SRC) at St Augustine yesterday recorded a magnitude 4.9 earthquake.