Public Advisory

81-year-old Tunapuna woman missing

An elderly woman with Alzheimer's has been reported missing.

Reports indicate that between 6:00 and 6:45 am today, the family of 81-year-old Louisa Nimrod realized that she was missing from her home in Tunapuna.

A close relative of the woman said she last saw the elderly woman wearing a blue skirt and orange top.

Nimrod is approximately 5 feet 6 inches tall, light brown in complexion with grey and black hair.

Anyone with information on nimrod's whereabouts is asked to contact the police or call 755-6225

 

Express remains under repairs

The management of Trinidad and Tobago Inter-island Transportation Company Limited (TTIT) is advising that repairs to the T&T Express are still on-going.

A statement from the TTIT says the technicians are working assiduously to complete the repairs following which all works will be supervised and certified by DNV surveyors.

It notes that a further update will be provided by 10.00 am on Saturday 03rd February, 2018 and the travelling public will be advised on the expected resumption to service of the T&T Express.

Water disruptions in South-East Trinidad today

The Water and Sewerage Authority (WASA) is advising customers in parts of South East Trinidad, served by the Navet Water Treatment Plant, that there will be an interruption in their pipe borne water supply today - Friday February 2, 2018, from 10: a.m. to 10:00 p.m.

WASA says this has become necessary in order to carry out emergency repairs to a ruptured 36” diameter transmission main in the vicinity of the Plant.

The affected areas will include:

T&T Express still down

The management of Trinidad and Tobago Inter-island Transportation Company (TTIT) is advising that repairs to the T&T Express are still on-going.

It says that some of the parts will arrive into the country today and all attempts will be made to complete the works in the shortest possible time.

A statement by the company says a further update will be provided by 10 am on Friday 02nd February, 2018 and the travelling public will be advised on the expected resumption to service of the T&T Express.

No sailing of T&T Express today and tomorrow

All sailings on the T&T Express for today and tomorrow have been canceled.

A release from the Port Authority says the cancellation is due to rough sea conditions and ongoing repairs to the vessel.

The Port Authority says it will inform the public of when the sailings will resume.

Meanwhile the cargo vessel, the Cabo Star will sail tomorrow from Port-of-Spain at 2 pm and from Tobago at 11 pm.

 

Rough seas bulletin in effect

Buoy data, as well as reports reaching the Trinidad and Tobago Meteorological Service (TTMS), has indicated that sea conditions being experienced in open waters around Trinidad and Tobago are moderate to rough with wave heights reaching up to three metres.

The TTMS says that these above-normal marine conditions are attributed to relatively strong winds in the lower levels of the atmosphere, which are currently agitating the surface of the Atlantic Ocean.

Water for Penal in next 48 hours, Belmont on Saturday

The Water and Sewerage Authority (WASA) is advising customers in Penal and environs, who are currently experiencing a disruption in their pipe borne supply that this is due to missed schedules caused by the recent shutdown at the Point Lisas Desalination Plant, for planned maintenance work.

The affected areas, which are at the extremities of the water distribution system, are expected to receive a supply over the next 48 hours as follows:

T&T Express back up and running

The Management of Trinidad and Tobago Inter-island Transportation Company Limited (TTIT) says repair works on the T&T Express have been completed and that the vessel will resume the inter-island run from POS (today) Thursday 25th January at 3.00 pm.

The normal schedule will resume on Friday 26th January from TGO at 6.30 am and from POS at 2.00 pm.

Sailings of the T&T Express from Port-of-Spain on Wednesday 24th January and from Tobago at 6.30 am on Thursday 25th January, 2018, were cancelled because of engine problems.

Gardenside Street in Scarborough to be closed for resurfacing work

The Division of Infrastructure, Quarries and the Environment of the Tobago House of Assembly says road resurfacing works will be undertaken on a portion of Gardenside Street in the vicinity of the Scarborough Library onto Carrington Street on Saturday 27th and Sunday 28th January between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and midnight.

It says this activity would result in the closure of some portions of the road and/or access streets, limiting access to lower Scarborough.

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