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SUBJECT: Flooding in several regions of Guyana.

 

 

 

1.         EVENT

 

As a result rainfall over the last 72 hours, several areas in all ten (10) Regions of Guyana were reported to be flooded. The water levels at the four (4) locations in the East Demerara Water Conservancy (EDWC) have been recorded as follows:

 

 

 

Location

May 12, 2012

May 13, 2012

May 14, 2012

Rainfall

Water Level

Rainfall

Water Level

Rainfall

Water Level

Lama

 

56:95

 

56.90

 

56.90

Flag Staff

 

57.20

 

57.20

 

57.15

Land of Canaan

 

55.45

 

55.35

 

55.35

Mahaica Creek

 

54.85

 

54.80

 

54.90

 

 

 

 

 

2.         PROGNOSIS:    The Hydrometrological Services predicted partly cloudy conditions with cloudy spells and showers over some coastal and inland locations. Rainfall is expected to be between 0.0mm and 10.0mm today, May 14, 2012.

 

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.

By text to 600-7500 or 623-1700.

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