Flooding returns to Essequibo Coast, Pomeroon

Heavy rainfall over the past two days has led to yet another flood on the Essequibo Coast and in the Pomeroon River.

The floodwaters which had receded earlier last week rose again covering farmlands in the Pomeroon River and destroying crops which had survived the previous flood. Pomeroon farmers are now clueless as they contemplate their losses, since all their produce has been destroyed.

One farmer from Lower Pomeroon River told Stabroek News that he will cease farming until the weather improves. “What will I do now? I lost all …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.



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