Situation Report #8 - Flooding in Guyana - as of 19:30 hours, Tuesday May 23rd, 2017 Print

EVENT:

Flooding in villages in Regions 7 (Cuyuni/Mazaruni) and 8 (Potaro/Siparuni) as a result of heavy rainfall.

PROGNOSIS:

The Guyana Hydrometerological Service has forecasted that weak influences of the Inter Tropical Convergence Zone (ITCZ) are affecting Guyana. A Tropical Wave is anticipated to affect Guyana over the next 12 to 18 hours, after which model forecast suggests that the ITCZ will become more organised, bringing periodic showers and thundershowers over the weekend.

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