Key Points From The Inter-Agency Press Conference In Response To The Current Weather System
Minister Al-Rawi in providing an update, stated that all 14 Corporations have been put on emergency alert and their disaster management units have been fully stocked and are ready, 712 municipal police have also been assembled.
Minister Al-Rawi announced that persons who believe their vehicles are at risk, can park their assets at : Brian Lara Stadium UDECOTT Parkade Community Centres SAPA NAPA Naparima Bowl These Sites will be supervised by Municipal Police.
Minister Al-Rawi stated that all relief shelters have been activated and are open to the public.
Minister Sinanan announced that the Water Taxi Service will be operational up till 2PM today.
Minister Sinanan stated that the bus route is under consideration to be opened to the public depending on the situation but it is not an expected outcome.
The Met Office announced that the predicted time for the onset of tropical storm conditions has been moved up to 6PM and stated that when the system reaches T&T wind gusts can be in excess of 70 km/h with flash and riverine flooding expected. Citizens are warned that this is a serious system that can increase in strength over its course.