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SUBJECT: Flooding in several regions of Guyana.

 

EVENT:

 

As a result of heavy and continuous rainfall over the last 36 hours, several areas in all ten (10) Regions of Guyana were reported to be flooded. The water level in the East Demerara Water Conservancy (EDWC) has risen during this period as follows:

 

Location

May 05, 2012

May 06, 2012

May 7, 2012

Rainfall

Water Level

Rainfall

Water Level

Rainfall

Water Level

Lama

1.8mm

56:50

1.5mm

56.65

19.8mm

56.70

Flag Staff

0.7mm

56.15

2.4mm

56.90

22.3mm

57.00

Land of Canaan

0.7mm

56.15

8mm

56.05

9.4mm

57.05

Mahaica Creek

 

54.30

 

54.40

54.50

54.50

 

General Notice

The public is being notified that a 24-hour National Emergency Monitoring System (NEMS) has been activated through the Civil Defence Commission (CDC).
Citizens are encouraged to report any emergency situation to the NEMS to enable efficient alerting of the relevant authorities.

This can be done by telephone calls to 226-1114, 226-1117, 600-7500, 623-1700.

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