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Really raining causes much inconvenience to the road traffic

posted by adventurer02 on July 27, 2015 at 4:26 AM | link to this | reply

Love the rain, but can't deal with the traffic and the inconvenience!

posted by word.smith on December 21, 2005 at 8:54 AM | link to this | reply

Same thing in Trinidad

If rain falls on a work day in Trinidad, people know to leave work early if they can.

They know the roads will be negatively impacted by flooding in some areas, there will be washed out bridges in extreme cases and general in the flow of traffic gets slower. It's harder  for drivers to see the road through a heavy afternoon downpour and the road surface get slicker too, so maintaining control of your vehicle is not as easy. Multiply these problems by the thousands of cars on the road and you have a recipe for a commuter's nightmare.

posted by missjohn316 on December 21, 2005 at 7:16 AM | link to this | reply


Thanks for visiting. I have thought about writing a book since coming here, but I haven't put too much serious thought into it. It's another of those things that I need to focus on in the very near future.  I will definitely visit the site you indicated.


posted by word.smith on July 1, 2005 at 11:28 AM | link to this | reply

Have you ever thought of writing a book? Your snack shop would make a wonderful backdrop. If you do, come visit me under the shadetree at I publish new writers only

posted by stpwriter1 on July 1, 2005 at 11:07 AM | link to this | reply

Drop me in Costa Rica and drop you in Jamaica and we'd probably  never notice the difference, except for the language - of course.

posted by word.smith on June 23, 2005 at 7:04 PM | link to this | reply

word, all this sounds familiar somehow. We have flooding too.

posted by ARGUS on June 22, 2005 at 10:09 AM | link to this | reply

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