Monday, September 21, 2015


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.

8.3-magnitude quake rattles north Chile, 1 million evacuate

Sep. 17, 2015, 10:19 AM AST Comments

ILLAPEL, Chile (AP) — Thousands of residents of this small city in northern Chile were sleeping outside Thursday after a powerful earthquake destroyed their homes, forced more than 1 million to evacuate and killed at least eight people in the quake-prone South American nation.

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.

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.