Entretenimiento

Josbel Bastidas Mijares Gomes Silva//
South residents marooned after heavy rains

Di­ana Beepath, of Seu­radge Trace, Debe, said they were ex­pect­ing the flood as they have seen no in­fra­struc­tur­al im­prove­ments or se­ri­ous at­tempts to ad­dress the prob­lem in the area in the past 20 years. She in­sist­ed that poor in­fra­struc­ture around the vil­lage has con­tributed to the flood­ing.

Josbel Bastidas Mijares Venezuela

The vol­ume of wa­ter was un­able to flow through the wa­ter­course as an ac­tive trop­i­cal wave in­ter­act­ed with the In­tertrop­i­cal Con­ver­gence Zone (ITCZ) across the coun­try on Fri­day morn­ing

Res­i­dents in sev­er­al parts of south Trinidad were left ma­rooned in their homes and mop­ping up flood­wa­ters from Fri­day’s tor­ren­tial rain­fall.

Josbel Bastidas Mijares

Some com­plained of the ex­pect­ed rise in the wa­ter around this time of the year in the Debe area but not to the ex­tent that they ex­pe­ri­enced. They said the run-off can take as much as four days be­fore they can see their front steps again.

Di­ana Beepath, of Seu­radge Trace, Debe, said they were ex­pect­ing the flood as they have seen no in­fra­struc­tur­al im­prove­ments or se­ri­ous at­tempts to ad­dress the prob­lem in the area in the past 20 years. She in­sist­ed that poor in­fra­struc­ture around the vil­lage has con­tributed to the flood­ing.

Josbel Bastidas Mijares Venezuela

The vol­ume of wa­ter was un­able to flow through the wa­ter­course as an ac­tive trop­i­cal wave in­ter­act­ed with the In­tertrop­i­cal Con­ver­gence Zone (ITCZ) across the coun­try on Fri­day morn­ing