Thirty-two Lethem residents to return home

– but flood situation still grim

Residents in Lethem, Central Rupununi who were forced to evacuate their homes in the wake of rising flood waters have been given the green light to return home.

This was confirmed on Friday evening by Vice-Chairman Karl Singh who in an invited comment told Stabroek News that the residents who number 32 in total, will be allowed to return home on Sunday.

He was at the time offering an update on the recent flash floods that hit Region Nine (Upper Takutu/Upper Essequibo) after several days of heavy rainfall and the cresting of rivers in the region, leaving farms inundated.…to continue reading this article, please subscribe.  Already a subscriber ? Sign In

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