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St Lucia storm sparks flooding and power outages

St. Lucia, devastated by flooding.
St. Lucia, devastated by flooding. Image by Trent Foley / CC BY-SA 2.0

Northern and eastern parts of St Lucia have been hit by flooding and landslides as heavy rains over the weekend caused chaos on the Caribbean island. Some areas are without electricity and parts of the capital, Castries, have also been affected. The government confirmed that response teams have been mobilised to help clear blocked roads and bridges, but warned residents and tourists to continue to be vigilant and not to go in the sea until weather conditions improve. Read more: caribbean360.com