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Prepare for flooding

Parts of Trinidad and Tobago can expect flooding over the next two days.

This is according to CNC3 News weather anchor Kalain Hosein, who said heavy rainfall is forecast across both islands although the most intense rainfall is expected over the northern parts of Trinidad. 

These areas include the East/West corridor, Caroni River basin and Oropouche River basin.

Over the last four hours, parts of northern Trinidad have experienced 25-50 millimetres of rainfall. 

People who live or work in these areas are advised to take the necessary precautions. 

Woman's semi nude body fished out off the Gulf

The partially decomposed body of a woman was found just off the Gulf of Paria on Monday.
 
The body was retrieved at about 5 pm in an area known as 'Big Ben' Blue River.
 
The body which was clad only in a pink floral top was first sighted by fishermen at about 3 pm.
 
A party of police officers led by Supt Wayne Mystar went via pirogue to the area.
 

PM: Local election date soon

"Soon," was Prime Min­is­ter Dr Kei­th Row­ley's re­sponse to re­porters yes­ter­day when they asked him when the date for Lo­cal Gov­ern­ment elec­tions will be an­nounced.

Row­ley the re­ply at a me­dia con­fer­ence about his re­cent trip to the Unit­ed States. Lo­cal Gov­ern­ment polls are con­sti­tu­tion­al­ly due be­tween No­vem­ber and ear­ly Feb­ru­ary. PNM of­fi­cials have pro­ject­ed that the elec­tion will be held lat­er this year since Car­ni­val 2020 takes place ear­ly next year.

Crown Point residents seek legal advice on airport expansion project

If the gov­ern­ment does not hold true to the many promis­es it made when it first met with Crown Point prop­er­ty own­ers af­fect­ed by the ANR Robin­son Air­port ex­pan­sion project, the res­i­dents will take le­gal ac­tion.

So said Rhon­da Hack­ett, chair­per­son of the Pro­vide Equiv­a­lent Eq­ui­table Com­pen­sa­tion for Every­one(PEECE).

Debutant Jordan, Lewis guide Patriots to 2nd win

Medi­um-pac­er Akeem Jor­dan made a dream de­but while open­er Evin Lewis struck his sec­ond half-cen­tu­ry of the Hero Caribbean Pre­mier League as the St Kitts Nevis Pa­tri­ots beat the St Lu­cia Zouks by six wick­ets at Warn­er Park, St Kitts, on Sun­day.

Jor­dan, a 24-year-old right-arm medi­um pac­er, bagged four wick­ets for 33 runs, the sec­ond-best ever haul by a debu­tant play­er in the CPL, as the Zouks were re­strict­ed to 139 for nine in their 20 overs.

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