Saturday 13th November, 2004

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Severe weather conditions early yesterday morning triggered heavy rains and flooding in Tobago and south Trinidad. Landslides in Delaford and King’s Bay left two dead, including 17 year-old Kathy Ann Ferguson, whose mother Shirley had to be airlifted to Port-of-Spain General Hospital in critical condition. Fire Service and Regiment crews spent the day clearing debris from collapsed and debris-strewn roads in areas like Louis D’or.

Photos: Keith Matthews

Family of five injured
Livestock drown in heavy rains
South schools washed out
Government to help victims

In Trinidad, the Cipero River broke its banks and swept away crops, livestock and left many stranded in their homes in such villages as Debe and Penal. Some tried to get around by using make-shift boats.

Photos: Sookdeo Baney

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Current Weather
10 day forecast for Port-of-Spain, Trinidad And Tobago
Extended forecast Hi/Lo (°C) Precip. %
Nov 13
Showers Tonights Low: 24° 50%
Nov 14
T-Showers High: 31° Low: 24° 50%
Nov 15
T-Showers High: 31° Low: 23° 60%
Nov 16
T-Showers High: 30° Low: 24° 30%
Nov 17
Scattered Showers High: 31° Low: 24° 30%
Nov 18
T-Showers High: 31° Low: 23° 30%
Nov 19
Scattered Showers High: 31° Low: 23° 30%
Nov 20
Showers High: 31° Low: 24° 60%
Nov 21
Showers High: 31° Low: 23° 60%
Nov 22
Showers High: 31° Low: 23° 40%
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