Dr. Ralph Gonsalves Addresses The Recent Torrential Rains

Prime Minister Dr. Ralph Gonsalves says there were significant damage to houses and infrastructure to houses and infrastructure, as a result of torrential rains on the weekend.

At a Media Conference yesterday, the Prime Minister provided an update on the rehabilitation work which is ongoing, and commended individuals who assisted with the clean-up effort.

He said while the institutions are in place to deal with the flood damage, greater efforts are needed to address the drainage problems, particularly in Kingstown and Arnos Vale.

The Prime Minister also gave an update on the major infrastructure projects that are being undertaken by the Ministry of Works.

He pointed out that additional staff would be needed to assist with the bulk of work being done.