Articles tagged "trinidad and tobago"

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Damaging floods and landslides hit Trinidad and Tobago after two weeks' worth of rain in just 9 hours

Damaging flash flooding and landslides hit Trinidad and Tobago on Saturday, August 8, 2020, after 121 mm (5 inches) of rain in just 9 hours-- half the country's average August rainfall of 250 mm (10 inches). According to the Trinidad and Tobago Meteorological...

August 12, 2020

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New mud volcanoes form in Trinidad and Tobago

Six new mud volcanoes were spotted in southern Trinidad and Tobago on Monday, January 20, 2020. Geologist and researcher Xavier Moonan took to social media to share the new formations in Los Iros, as further geological activity was also discovered. According to...

January 21, 2020

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Massive flooding sweeps through 22 areas in South Trinidad

Incessant heavy rain battered parts of South Trinidad beginning Tuesday, December 10, 2019, flooding roads and homes across 22 areas. Chairman of the Penal/Debe Regional Corporation (PDRC) Dr. Allen Sammy described the situation as the "worst ever"....

December 13, 2019

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Spectacular meteor seen shooting across central Trinidad

A local from central Trinidad caught footage of a meteor flashing across the night sky over Trinidad on October 15, 2019. According to Trinidad and Tobago Weather Center, the meteor was spotted sometime between 23:00 and midnight UTC (19:00 - 20:00 LT). The meteor...

October 20, 2019

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Piparo mud volcano poses very serious threat, Trinidad and Tobago

Scientists observing the Piparo mud volcano in Trinidad and Tobago said the catastrophic 1997 explosion may occur again this year after continuous volcanic activity. Loud explosions and cracks were reported by residents near the area on September 21, 2019, and...

October 03, 2019

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Activity at Piparo mud volcano intensifies, Trinidad and Tobago

Activity at Piparo mud volcano has intensified after a loud explosion was reported at 22:08 LT, September 21, 2019. According to geoscientists, more sub-surface activity is occurring. The public is advised to not venture onto the mud volcano due to its heightened...

September 24, 2019

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Severe flooding hits Trinidad and Tobago, Karen heading toward Puerto Rico and Virgin Islands

Tropical Storm "Karen" unleashed rough seas, harsh rains and strong winds on Trinidad and Tobago, causing intense damage and severe flooding on September 23, 2019. As of 14:00 LT, Karen's center was moving into the south-eastern Caribbean Sea about 95...

September 23, 2019

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Loud explosion at Piparo mud volcano, cracks appearing across roads, Trinidad and Tobago

Residents living near Piparo mud volcano, Trinidad and Tobago reported they heard a loud explosion at 22:08 local time, September 21, 2019 (02:08 UTC, September 22). In May 2019, geologists said pressure is building up under the volcano, raising fears another...

September 22, 2019

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Pressure building up under Piparo mud volcano, Trinidad and Tobago

Pressure is building up under Piparo mud volcano, Trinidad and Tobago, raising fears another eruption is imminent. Geologists said active changes have also been observed on the surface and subsurface of volcanic vents which erupted 22 years ago, killing livestock...

May 13, 2019

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National disaster declared in Trinidad and Tobago after widespread floods

An active Intertropical Convergence Zone (ITCZ) produced prolonged periods of thunderstorm activity over Trinidad and Tobago over the past 7 days, leading to widespread severe flash flooding and thousands of people stranded. An orange alert is in effect until...

October 22, 2018

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Riverine flood alert along Trinidad's major rivers

Although Trinidad and Tobago is currently under no tropical storm or hurricane threat, watch or warning, the country's meteorological service (TTMS) is warning communities located along major river courses and associated tributaries to prepare to safeguard life...

October 19, 2018

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Devil's Woodyard mud volcano awakens after 23 years, Trinidad and Tobago

A new volcanic activity is taking place at Devil's Woodyard mud volcano in Trinidad and Tobago. The last eruption of this volcano took place in 1995, killing 1 person and leaving 31 families homeless. The first set of eruptions started at approximately 22:00 UTC...

February 13, 2018

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Widespread riverine flooding hits Trinidad and Tobago, heavy rain to last for days

Heavy rain that started Wednesday, October 18, 2017 caused major floods in parts of Trinidad and Tobago, leaving numerous submerged homes, roads and farms and thousands of marooned citizens. The threat for moderate to heavy showers, additional flooding and...

October 20, 2017

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Hydrothermal mud volcano forms in Cunupia, Trinidad and Tobago

The Environmental Management Authority (EMA) of Trinidad and Tobago received a report on the evening of September 27, 2017 of water and mud bubbling from a hole in the ground in the vicinity of LP 22 Macaya Trace, Munroe Road, Cunupia. A joint site visit with...

October 02, 2017

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Shallow M5.9 earthquake shakes Trinidad and Tobago

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M5.9 hit near the coast of Trinidad and Tobago at 21:42 UTC (17:42 local time) on December 6, 2016. The agency is reporting a depth of 34.8 km (21.6 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.0 at a depth of 40 km (24.8...

December 07, 2016

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Magnitude 6.1 earthquake struck offshore Sucre, Venezuela

A 6.1 magnitude earthquake struck offshore Sucre, Venezuela / Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago, on October 12, 2013 at 02:10 UTC. USGS measured depth at 79.4 km (49.3 miles). EMSC is reporting Mb 6.0 at depth of 66 km. Epicenter was located 33 km (21 miles) N of

October 12, 2013