ODPM advises citizens to delay travelling due to heavy rainfall

The ODPM wishes to advise the public that due to heavy rainfall persons should delay travelling by 1-2 hours. 

The following is a press release by the ODPM:

As a result of continuous heavy rainfall, numerous areas across Trinidad continue to experience flash and riverine flooding.

 While persons are anxious to travel out of affected areas, especially in the City of Port of Spain.

 The Office of Disaster Preparedness and Management (ODPM) wishes to advise all persons to delay travel for approximately 1 – 2 hours. 

This will reduce traffic congestion and personal risk. Reports have indicated that flood waters have already begun to subside in Port of Spain and other impacted areas.

The ODPM reminds all citizens if impacted by the adverse weather to contact your Municipal Corporation or the Tobago Emergency Management Agency (TEMA) through its toll-free hotline numbers.

WE WISH TO UNDERSCORE THAT TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO IS NOT CURRENTLY UNDER ANY TROPICAL STORM OR HURRICANE THREAT, WATCH OR WARNING. 

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