?The Diego Martin river rose to high levels and low lying areas experienced flooding yesterday following heavy rainfall, the Office of Disaster Preparedness stated. The ODPM stated that affected areas included Raymond Street in Carenage, Goodwood Gardens, Apple Blossom, in Petit Valley, Crystal Stream, Victoria Gardens and Factory Road in Diego Martin. Offers of assistance for affected residents came from the Diego Martin Regional Corporation, the Works Ministry and the T&T Fire services and Special Anti-Crime Unit.
The ODPM was monitoring the situation up to late yesterday. There was an unusual amount of rain in Port-of-Spain and environs yesterday. According to the Met Office, this was not unusual as November is normally seen as one of the wettest months during the hurricane season.