Rodrigues: Many Roads Impassable
14 March 2014 - Défi Media Group
The Chief Commissioner Serge Clair met in emergency Rodrigues Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Committee at the conference room of the Central Administration Rodrigues at 9 am Friday, March 14. A decision following the notice to torrential rain on Rodrigues issued by the weather service.
To review the situation in the island, with heavy rain raging since Thursday, March 13 This meeting was intended to. Police, firefighters, the officer in charge of the Department of Public Infrastructure, in charge of the weather Rodrigues made a statement on the situation.
The island was watered and the situation will continue throughout the day. "We have recorded more than 100 millimeters of rain across the country. Roche-Bon-Dieu was the most affected region with 118 mm between 4 am Thursday and 6:00 Friday, "it said in a statement Rodrigues Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Committee.
According to the National Transport Authority (NTA), the roads of South and East, including Graviers, Pointe-Coton, Port-Sud-Est and Rivière-Coco, and at North - Pointe-l’Herbe, Baie-aux-Huîtres et Baie-Diamant were impassable Friday morning.
"Public transport is available on roads that are passable until further notice. All teams will be mobilized emergency services until the torrential rain warning was lifted. Police, firefighters, the environmental unit, Rod Clean and staff Rodrigues Regional Assembly (Public Infrastructure and Transport) will be ready for any eventuality, "the statement said.