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Anegada residents affected by flooding

Anegada residents affected by flooding

Latest Virgin Islands (BVI) News on local Residents of Anegada, particularly in The Settlement, have been dealing with flooded roads and yards due to the weather system affecting the Virgin Islands over the last few days. , politics, finance/business, culture and sports.

Several residents of Anegada confirmed to our newsroom that the island has been drenched by rain, causing flooding in The Settlement, where the majority of the island’s small population is concentrated.

This was also confirmed by Sister Island Coordinator Ms Sasha D.A. Flax.

There have not been any reports of flood waters getting into homes, on the ‘sunken island’; however, according to Ninth District Representative Hon Vincent O. Wheatley, Environment Health Department will be mobilised to tackle the threat of mosquitoes due to stagnant water.

Hon Wheatley said Anegada is prone to flooding, owing to its topography; however, the water tends to run off quickly.

A flooded area in The Settlement on Anegada.

There have not been any reports of flood waters getting into homes, on the ‘sunken island’; however, according to Ninth District Representative Hon Vincent O. Wheatley, Environment Health Department will be mobilised to tackle the threat of mosquitoes due to stagnant water.


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