Photo: Carisa Lee, CNC3 News, Port of Spain
3:15 PM Update: The shoulder and the leftmost eastbound lanes of the Beetham Highway in the vicinity of the Port of Spain Market is flooded, causing traffic delays out of the capital.
2:45 PM Update – Rainfall has subsided across Port of Spain, but flooding is still ongoing. High tide is forecast at 3:48 PM so runoff will be slow. King tides are also ongoing, so some of the highest tides of the year are expected, further slowing runoff.
As of 2:00 PM, street flooding as begun across parts of Port of Spain as forecast afternoon showers affect parts of Western Trinidad.
Flooding has been reported in the following areas:
- St. Vincent Street
- Edward Street
- Richmond Street
- Stone Street
- Wrightson Road
- Independence Square
- Various areas of the Eastern Main Road between Barataria and Port of Spain
- City Gate
- South Quay
Flooding in South Quay, City Gate, Port of Spain
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