Thursday, April 25, 2024

Areas affected by Tomas


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A number of areas across Barbados were affected by the passing of Tropical Storm Tomas, the centre of which passed over this country at 2 this morning.
That’s when Barbadians felt the fury of the storm which was later upgraded to category one hurricane after it passed Barbados.
But before it passed, it left a trail of damage and destruction in its way.
For a look at the areas affected by Tomas, please click (and click markers for pictures)
Houses were damaged, roofs were torn off, trees and poles and roads were impassable.
Electricity in some parts of the island has not yet been restored.
A number of areas were affected including St Michael areas:
– Headley’s Land; Bank Hall/Garden Land/Sobers Lane
– Catamarans docked in The Careenage
– Spring Garden Highway
–  Licorish Village
– Pine Road, Carrington Village.
– Bishop’s Court Hill
– Brittons Hill
In St George, a number of areas were affected but the hardest hit was South District.
In St John a Nation team travelled to Edge Cliff, Church View Hill and St John’s Parish Church
In St Peter, areas like Mullins and Battaleys had some damage.
Christ Church also saw some damage and in St Philip, areas like Long Bay and Eastbourne, the Crane, Bottom Bay and Wellhouse were affected
Flood prone Holetown also felt the effects of Tomas as it passed.
And, areas like Sugar Hill and Airy Hill, in St Joseph and Chalky Mount in St Andrew felt the wrath of Tomas.
An all clear for Barbados was given at 2:22 p.m. Saturday.


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