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SUBJECT: Flooding in several regions of Guyana.

 

 

 

1.         EVENT:         As a result rainfall over the last 84 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 13, 2012

May 14, 2012

May 15, 2012

Rainfall

Water Level

Rainfall

Water Level

Rainfall

Water Level

Lama

 

56:90

 

56.90

3.6mm

56.90

Flag Staff

 

57.20

 

57.15

3.1mm

57.15

Land of Canaan

 

55.35

 

55.35

 

55.20

Mahaica Creek

 

54.80

 

54.90

 

54.80

 

 

 

 

 

2.         PROGNOSIS:    The Hydrometrological Services predicted mostly cloudy conditions with occasional showers over regions 1 to 10. The occasional outburst of thunder may occur over some coastal and inland locations. Rainfall is expected to be between 0.0mm and 20.0mm today, May 15, 2012.

 

General Notice

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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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