Wednesday, 18 January 2017 04:21:23 (AST)

National·Environment

Photos: Trough system leaves extensive damage in Sandy Bay

The opposition New Democratic Party's office in Sandy Bay was damaged in the floods. (INW photo)

This operator this tractor escaped without injury when it overturned in London, North Windward on Sunday. (IWN photo)

This car was parked near to a business place that was damaged extensively when a river overflowed its banks and destroyed and damaged several houses in Sandy Bay. (IWN photo)

Sandy Bay residents sit and survey last Sanday the damaged left by the trough system, which destroyed and damaged several houses in the area where they are sitting. (IWN photo)

A man salvages a galvanise sheet from the roof of one of the houses that were destroyed in Sandy Bay. (WIN photo)

This retaining wall near the New Democratic Party’s constituency office in Sandy Bay collapsed, creating a danger to motorist and other road users. (IWN photo)

This photo of a property in Sandy Bay illustrates the amount of soil that was deposited on private properties in one section of the North Windward community. (IWN photo)

Rainwater cut these tracks along this hillside and deposited large amounts of soil onto the road and properties below. (IWN photo)

A tractor clears the road of soil deposited there from the rainwater that cut tracks into the hillside above. (IWN photo)

Central Water and Sewerage Authority employees worked throughout the weekend to restore water to the affected communities. (IWN photo)

Rainwater triggered this huge landslide along the banks of this 200-foot chasm in North Windward. (IWN photo)

The landslide was triggered after the road was blocked with debris washed down from the mountain. (IWN photo)

Another view of the area where the large landslide took place. (IWN photo)

Vehicles navigate their way along a makeshift bypass, where debris blocked the road and rainwater triggered a large landslide in North Windward. (IWN photo)

The area in Sandy Bay where the houses were destroyed. (IWN photo)

 

Several houses were located in this area before the trough system. (IWN photo)

Scores of persons were forced into emergency shelters after their homes were destroyed. Here, some of them play basketball at the Sandy Bay Gov’t School on Sunday. (IWN photo)

Omari Hoyte shows the level that flood waters rose outside this building where he and his brother has a business and his uncle lived with his family. Hoyte’s uncle and his family had to be rescued during the passage of the trough system. (IWN photo)

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