Rising flood waters in South Trinidad have claimed the life of a 53-year-old mentally ill man.
The usually goes to his brother's house at Realise Road in Barrackpore around 3pm daily for food and medication.
However, on his way there, he passed across a bridge along Cunjal Road where the Lengua River passes.
His brother Ackbar Ali said when he didn't see him come, he sent his son to look for him.
A resident said they saw him walking near the river while it was beginning to rise.