Mudslides expected in Reg. 7; CDC tells residents to move to higher ground

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The Civil Defence Commission (CDC), on Monday afternoon, urged residents along the Cuyuni- Mazaruni River, Region 7 (Cuyuni- Mazaruni) to immediately move to higher ground due to current and anticipated rainfall and mudslides.

This urgent notice was published on the CDC’s Facebook page.

According to the CDC, the National Weather Watch Center forecasts that conditions will likely lead to continued flooding of areas already under water.

The CDC has urged residents to take the necessary precautions to safeguard life and property against flooding, heavy winds and mudslides.

As of Sunday morning,  Director- General of the Civil Defence Commission (CDC), Lieutenant Colonel Kester Craig said that all 10 of Guyana’s Administrative Regions were now affected by various levels of flooding.

 

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