All public schools in Regions 2, 3 and 4 closed Friday November 21, 2014
-deep flooding in city after heavy rain
Heavy rain overnight and this morning has left deep flooding along the East Bank and East Coast Demerara and public schools in the city and regions two and three are closed today as a result.
A notice this morning from the Ministry of Education said:
“We are now learning of other areas severely affected by flooding. The ministry I seeking your help to make the following announcement:
Due to severe weather conditions all public schools in Regions 2, 3 4 (East Bank and East Coast) and Georgetown will be closed today.
We are advising parents and guardians of children in those regions to keep their children at home as schools will be closed. “
The rain has been heavy and unrelenting and like on previous occasions where severe weather systems have struck there was no warning from the hydrometeorological department of the Ministry of Agriculture. Continue reading