River Levels Remain Close To Capcity, Says Met Office

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River Levels Remain Close To Capcity, Says Met Office

A Riverine flood alert, number three, yellow level is now in effect.

The Meteorological Service says after ‘s rainfall event, river levels along the Caroni and North Oropouche Rivers continue to rise and are currently above 80%, with El Carmen being at a critical level of 93%.

Weather conditions are expected to settle during the night, however occasional intervals of heavy showers are still likely thereafter.

This additional rainfall can keep the river levels elevated so there remains a moderate risk to public safety, livelihood and property.

Members of the public are asked to carefully monitor weather conditions and river/water levels.

Monitor updates from official sources and plan safety measures, including emergency supplies of food and water.

Do not take unnecessary risks and follow the instructions of government officials.