THA warns boaters ahead of Gonzalo: Secure your vessels

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The Tobago House of Assembly’s Department of Marine Resources and Fisheries warned the fishing and marine industry on Friday evening the passage of Tropical Storm Gonzalo north of Tobago poses a “serious risk to all fishing boats and watercrafts.”

The statement was issued following the upgrade of the tropical storm from yellow to orange level by the Met office earlier that day.

The statement said fishing boats and watercrafts should be pulled up and secured in areas free of falling trees, mud slides or flood plains. It added vessel owners should not attempt to secure or retrieve boats during the passage of the storm.

It also advised the Bon Accord Lagoon could be used as a safe zone for securing vessels from Friday to Monday.

The THA also advised the public that the Scarborough market facility would be closed on Saturday.

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THA warns boaters ahead of Gonzalo: Secure your vessels

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The Tobago House of Assembly’s Department of Marine Resources and Fisheries warned the fishing and marine industry on Friday evening the passage of Tropical Storm Gonzalo north of Tobago poses a “serious risk to all fishing boats and watercrafts.”

The statement was issued following the upgrade of the tropical storm from yellow to orange level by the Met office earlier that day.

The statement said fishing boats and watercrafts should be pulled up and secured in areas free of falling trees, mud slides or flood plains. It added vessel owners should not attempt to secure or retrieve boats during the passage of the storm.

It also advised the Bon Accord Lagoon could be used as a safe zone for securing vessels from Friday to Monday.

The THA also advised the public that the Scarborough market facility would be closed on Saturday.

The post THA warns boaters ahead of Gonzalo: Secure your vessels appeared first on Trinidad and Tobago Newsday.

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