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GUYANA: Heavy Rains Cause Severe Flooding in Georgetown and Coastal Areas

— Emergency response activated  

Flood water inside a home in southern Georgetown.

Heavy rainfall overnight rainfall on Wednesday caused severe flooding in Region Four Demerara Mahaica including  Guyana’s capital, Georgetown.

The Hydrometeorological Department of the Ministry of Agriculture says in its extreme rainfall report and weather advisory that between 8 AM Tuesday and 8 AM Wednesday,  the highest rainfall reported was 120.3 millimeters  (4.7 inches) at the Georgetown Botanical Gardens.    Continue reading