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No Major Damage After Inclement Weather
Wednesday, 21 June 2017 08:36

Schools across the nation are were closed Tuesday 20th June, as local officials continued to monitor the weather situation.


Ms. Michelle Forbes, Acting Director of the National Emergency Management Organization (NEMO), told NBC news that there had not been many reports of damage during the inclement weather.


Saint Vincent and the Grenadines experienced some moderate rainfall last night (Tuesday 20th June), but from preliminary reports there was no loss of life.

Ms. Forbes said that three buildings were reported to have lost their roofs and they are continuing to conduct checks around the country.

She is also reminding Vincentians to exercise caution, and to pay close attention to the weather updates being issued by the Meteorological Office.

Ms. Forbes is also reminding everyone that they can contact NEMO at telephone number 456-2975, to make reports.

The Roads, Buildings and General Services Authority (BRAGSA), said that, while there is no major clean-up program emanating from the rains, they are continuing to monitor the situation.

Mrs. Roxtanne Millington, Communications Officer at BRAGSA, also said that, while there were also no reports of landslides, people should still exercise caution at all times.



SOURCE: NBC