Damaged houses, flooding and storm-like winds reported across SVG

The Byrea tunnel blocked. Photo: BRAGSA

Kingstown, St. Vincent (ONE NEWS SVG) – There have been reports of damage to houses in some areas across St. Vincent and the Grenadines as the country remains under a flood warning.

A flood warning means flooding is imminent or already occurring. The warning remnants in effect until 6:00 a.m. tomorrow (October 30).

Flooding in parts of South Central Windward has led to the evacuation of several homes.

Elected representative of the area, Saboto Caesar was seen in a video posted on Facebook aiding persons to evacuate.

The Roads, Buildings and General Services Authority – BRAGSA posted on its official page tonight (October 29), that “there are reports of blocked roads and fallen trees in Chapman’s, Calder and New Prospect”.

“BRAGSA is advising persons using the roads in those areas to do so with caution,” the state agency posted on Facebook.

Heavy winds have also damaged several properties.

There has also been an electrical blackout from Georgetown to Fancy, and other communities have had disruptions to electricity supply.

The Georgetown area is currently experiencing storm-like conditions.

One News SVG will keep track of the developments.

Written by onenewsstvincent

One News St. Vincent is a subsidiary of ONE NEWS MEDIA which also includes Campus Reporter News (UWI Mona) and Secrets of St. Vincent and the Grenadines Travel and Tourism site. One News St. Vincent was founded on March 25, 2020. It is designed to bring a fresh social media engagement approach to news presentation in St. Vincent and the Grenadines and the rest of the Eastern Caribbean.

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