Trinidad and Tobago

Flooding affecting supply of water to northern Trinidad

The Water and Sewerage Authority (WASA) is advising customers in North, Central and South Trinidad served by the Caroni Water Treatment Plant, who are currently experiencing low water pressures or in some cases no water that, this is due to reduced production at the plant, caused by flooding at the facility following torrential rainfall on Sunday.

WASA says it is currently engaged in carrying out remedial works, which are scheduled to be completed by 9:00 a.m. on Tuesday March 6, 2018.

Among the affected areas are:

MY EYE: Residents fix road on their own

This photo was sent to us by Darien Sumting via the My Eye feature on the new CNC3 App.

Darien said it shows residents fixing part of the Penal Rock Road on their own, using their own tools, equipment and material to do so.

This comes amid several protests over the condition of the roads in several parts of the country.

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T&T secures CPL finals for the next three years

The Caribbean Premier League (CPL) finals are coming back to Trinidad and Tobago for the next three years. The Ministry of Sport and Youth Affairs confirmed this in a media release on Friday night.

The release said, "...Cabinet agreed to Trinidad and Tobago’s hosting of the Caribbean Premier League (CPL T20) for the three year period of 2018- 2020."

Met Office: Long-period swells affecting northern coastlines

The Trinidad and Tobago Meteorological Service (TTMS) says reports indicate that mainly the northern coastlines of Trinidad and Tobago have been experiencing the effects of long-period swells.

It says the effects are in the form of large breaking waves, and while these swells are mainly affecting nearshore activity, the general sea state is not rough.

The event is expected to peak today, however, the swells are forecast to continue affecting these particular coastlines for at least the next week.