Thursday 23 November, 2017

WATCH: Downpour causes flooding in the capital

Parts of Port of Spain and environs were under water on Saturday afternoon following several hours of rainfall.

There have also been reports of several landslides on Lady Young Road, causing a backup of traffic. 

Citizens took to social media to share images and video of flooding on streets in downtown Port of Spain, South Quay, Wrightson Road, Mucurapo Road, Maraval Road, the Queen’s Park Savannah, Tragarete Road and Woodbrook.

Video contains some strong language, viewer discretion is advised.

Many online speculated what would happen to the capital’s roadways in a hurricane the size of Irma or Jose if a few hours of rainfall could result in such flooding.