Sal Island: Rain causing floods streets and houses in the countryside

Espargos, Aug 31 (Inforpress) – The rain in Sal, floods streets and houses in the countryside, particularly in the neighborhood of Alto São João and Alto Santa Cruz, so that the Civil Protection team on the ground providing help to families.

The rain fell since morning, sometimes strong sometimes light all over the day. In a round to the city of Espargos and Santa Maria, Inforpress found flooding in some streets, but does not embarrass the life of drivers and pedestrians.

Although no major damage, the Civil Protection and Fire Department team remains on alert in the coming hours for any eventuality, according to a source from the Corporation. One of the civil protection members, in conversation with Inforpress, said they are on the ground to assist some people in the flow of water, whose houses were invaded by the rains fallen in the early hours of the day.

The same source said, on the other hand, that the access road to SOCOL, in Espargos, is the one that concentrates the largest amount of water, so firefighters are depreventing this course.

According to data from the Meteorology and Geophysics Center for Analysis and Special Forecasts (CAPE), the weather conditions in the archipelago remains conditioned by a tropical wave, confirming the forecasts issued in the last two days.

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