Situation Report #2 , June 6, 2011 – Flooding in Guyana

The Civil  Defence Commission in Guyana  has reported  extensive flooding in Lethem, St Ignatius and other low lying areas of  Region 9.  Continuous heavy rainfall in Region 9 and in the Roraima State of Brazil has resulted in the Rio Branco and Takuta Rivers overflowing their banks and more than 60% of Lethem inundated. Farmlands and roads in the region are flooded and bridges are damaged. Click here for full report.

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