Heavy rains visit floods on Region Five’s riverain areas

With heavy rainfall over the last few days, there has not been any report of severe losses to crops in Region Five although some riverain areas were flooded.

Regional Chairman Bindrabhan Bisnauth told Stabroek News that the areas affected included Hyde Park, Esau & Jacob, Governor Lyte and Mora Point in the Mahaicony Creek.

There was also flooding on the right bank of the Mahaica River at Broken Water Land and farmers had to use tractor-driven pumps to drain their fields.

Some areas along the coast also experienced flooding including No 28 and No 29 villages,  …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.

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