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Avoiding a calamity

Avoiding a calamity

[caption id="attachment_312961" align="alignnone" width="166"] These two leaning power poles at Liliendaal along the Rupert Craig Highway were being looked after by GPL yesterday .

Building up

Building up

[caption id="attachment_312962" align="alignnone" width="375"] Preventative measures were being taken by these Buxton householders yesterday to thwart flooding as water built up in the yard .

Shed with disability

Shed with disability

[caption id="attachment_312963" align="alignnone" width="375"] This shed in Prashad Nagar was sporting three and a half legs .

Tackling illiteracy

Tackling illiteracy

Power of God Ministry International with the assistance of five University of Guyana Social Work students, are helping to eradicate illiteracy in the Tucville community, a release from the group said .

Tackling illiteracy

Tackling illiteracy

Power of God Ministry International with the assistance of five University of Guyana Social Work students, are helping to eradicate illiteracy in the Tucville community, a release from the group said .

Pool of the Revolution?

Pool of the Revolution?

Pool of the Revolution? Young boys take advantage of a flooded area at the Square of the Revolution to enjoy a swim .

Workers battle weeds in the canal

Workers battle weeds in the canal

Workers battle weeds in the canal alongside Castellani House on Homestretch Avenue yesterday .

Contract signed for west coast highway

Contract signed for west coast highway

The Ministry of Public Works today sealed a US $46,789,000 contract with several contractors for varying aspects of a major road improvement project on the West Coast Highway .

Waiting on the bridge

Waiting on the bridge

Kishan, a commuter who was returning to Parika, made his bed on the asphaltic road as he awaited word on the Berbice bridge opening last night .

Blame it on the bridge

Blame it on the bridge

The driver of this truck got fed up waiting in the line for the Berbice Bridge to reopen last night and opted to turn around .

Stranded at the Berbice Bridge

Stranded at the Berbice Bridge

Vehicles that were stranded last evening on the eastern side of the Berbice Bridge for around five hours after a malfunction .

In memory of fallen soldiers

In memory of fallen soldiers

President of the Guyana Veterans’ Legion, Retired Colonel George Gomes laying a wreath in memory of the fallen soldiers at a Veterans Day event organised yesterday by the Guyana Defence Force .

City still battling floodwater

City still battling floodwater

[caption id="attachment_312737" align="alignnone" width="375"] Hadfield St this evening[/caption] .

City still battling floodwater

City still battling floodwater

[caption id="attachment_312738" align="alignnone" width="375"] Suit and all but to navigate Albouystown required long boots this evening[/caption] .

City still battling floodwater

City still battling floodwater

[caption id="attachment_312739" align="alignnone" width="375"] Children traversing an Albouystown Street this evening[/caption] .

City still battling floodwater

City still battling floodwater

[caption id="attachment_312740" align="alignnone" width="312"] Chatting at Albouystown shop in long boots[/caption] .

City still battling floodwater

City still battling floodwater

[caption id="attachment_312741" align="alignnone" width="375"] Inside an Albouystown house this evening[/caption] .

GECOM meets Private Sector Commission

GECOM meets Private Sector Commission

GECOM on Wednesday met the Private Sector Commission .

Testing the waters

Testing the waters

[caption id="attachment_312651" align="aligncenter" width="600"] This woman was checking the depth of the floodwaters yesterday in North East Ruimveldt .

Making a living in the flood

Making a living in the flood

[caption id="attachment_312665" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Making a living in the flood: A vegetable seller at Bourda Market yesterday .

Don’t drive through

Don’t drive through

[caption id="attachment_312660" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Don’t drive through: These pieces of furniture blocked traffic in Albouystown yesterday .

A bike for all seasons

A bike for all seasons

[caption id="attachment_312669" align="aligncenter" width="600"] An all-weather bike and biker in North East Ruimveldt during yesterday’s heavy flooding .

A street now covered with water

A street now covered with water

[caption id="attachment_312658" align="aligncenter" width="600"] A street now covered with water: Riding through Albouystown yesterday .

Staying dry

Staying dry

[caption id="attachment_312656" align="aligncenter" width="400"] Staying dry: An innovative water taxi in North East Ruimveldt after heavy flooding yesterday .

Ahoy there!

Ahoy there!

 [caption id="attachment_312593" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Ahoy there! Water as far as the eye could see on Middle Street yesterday following the heavy rain .

Heavy rain spawns severe flooding

Heavy rain spawns severe flooding

Photos by Arian Browne

[caption id="attachment_312530" align="alignnone" width="375"] Long boots for Bourda Market[/caption] .

Heavy rain spawns severe flooding

Heavy rain spawns severe flooding

Photos by Arian Browne

[caption id="attachment_312529" align="alignnone" width="375"] Not much business in Bourda Market today[/caption] .

Heavy rain spawns severe flooding

Heavy rain spawns severe flooding

Photos by Arian Browne

[caption id="attachment_312535" align="alignnone" width="375"] Chilling out on flooded Norton Street[/caption] .

Heavy rain spawns severe flooding

Heavy rain spawns severe flooding

Photos by Arian Browne

[caption id="attachment_312534" align="alignnone" width="375"] A helpful warning on Cemetery Road …don’t enter .

Heavy rain spawns severe flooding

Heavy rain spawns severe flooding

Photos by Arian Browne

[caption id="attachment_312533" align="alignnone" width="375"] A virtual river on Homestretch Avenue today[/caption] .

Heavy rain spawns severe flooding

Heavy rain spawns severe flooding

Photos by Arian Browne

[caption id="attachment_312531" align="alignnone" width="375"] Braving the water on Oronoque St, Queenstown .

Heavy rain spawns severe flooding

Heavy rain spawns severe flooding

Photos by Arian Browne

[caption id="attachment_312532" align="alignnone" width="375"] The Office of the President inundated[/caption] .

City hit by deep flooding

City hit by deep flooding

(Photos by Arian Browne)

[caption id="attachment_312513" align="alignnone" width="375"] A flooded garage on Regent Street[/caption] .

City hit by deep flooding

City hit by deep flooding

(Photos by Arian Browne)

[caption id="attachment_312512" align="alignnone" width="375"] Citizens making their way through floodwater on Orange Walk[/caption] .

City hit by deep flooding

City hit by deep flooding

(Photos by Arian Browne)

[caption id="attachment_312511" align="alignnone" width="375"] A vagrant on Regent Street had to abandon his lodgings[/caption] .

City hit by deep flooding

City hit by deep flooding

(Photos by Arian Browne)

[caption id="attachment_312510" align="alignnone" width="375"] Knee high flooding on Regent Street today[/caption] .

City hit by deep flooding

City hit by deep flooding

(Photos by Arian Browne)

[caption id="attachment_312509" align="alignnone" width="375"] Customers will have a difficult time getting into the store today .



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