Shutdown Continues,Flooding Reported,Gusty Winds and Thunderstorms Expected

The National Emergency Management Organization have confirmed reports of flooding in Vermont, South Rivers, sections of Kingstown, Campden Park, Arnos Vale including the E. T Joshua Airport, Langley Park, and Buccament.

Deputy Director NEMO, Michelle Forbes  has called on persons to remain indoors even after the all clear has been given as BRAGSA and other essential agencies will be conducting clean up operations.

Occupants of this house in LowmansWindward escaped unhurt
Occupants of this house in LowmansWindward escaped unhurt

The Deputy Director continues to appeal to persons to remain vigilant as drains and rivers have over flown their banks dumping debris and other materials on the roads making some roads impassible. Forbes explained that once the all clear has been given, priority will be given to emergency services to respond to reports received by the NEC.

The local Met Office forecasts cloudy to overcast with some light to moderate scattered showers, occasional gusty winds and isolated thunderstorm, Thursday.

Schools will remain closed for the rest of the week and businesses across St. Vincent and the Grenadines will remain closed today, Thursday, September 29th.

The ET Joshua Airport remains closed. Another assessment will be done at 10:00 a.m. today.

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