Civil defence body issues flood advisory

In light of expected heavy and continuous rainfall across the country, the Civil Defence Commission (CDC) is advising the public that there is a high risk of water accumulations and/or flooding in low-lying areas and those with poor drainage.

The public is advised to take all necessary precautions, a statement from the CDC said yesterday.

The public is also advised to remain alert and aware of the water levels and weather situation at all times. Contact the Civil Defence Commission

(CDC) for additional information or if you wish to report flooding in your community on: (592) 226-1114, 226-8815, 226-1027 or 225-5847, or contact the 24 Hours National Emergency Monitoring System (NEMS) on: (592) 623-1700 and 600-7500.

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