Large ‘rock fall’ reported in Massacre

Corriette said there are no reports of significant damage
Corriette said there are no reports of significant damage

Disaster Coordinator at the Office of Disaster Management (ODM), Don Corriette, has reported a “large enough rock fall” in the vicinity of Dan’s Pharmacy in Massacre that partially blocked the road following adverse weather conditions associated with now Tropical Depression Danny.

He also reported that there were rock falls in Tarreau and Colihaut and is urging motorists to exercise extreme caution in these areas.

However, Corriette said, there were no reports of damage or major landslides.

“No significant reports of damage or major landslides were noted, however anybody having any information of any significant activity around the island can call the ODM to report those events,” he told Dominica News Online (DNO) on Monday morning.

He said further advisory from the Met Office indicates that rain and thunderstorms are expected throughout the day and those plying west coast routes, especially, are to exercise caution.

Meantime he stated that the country saw “moderate to heavy rainfall and thunderstorms” in the early hours of the morning as a result of Danny.

Those interested in contacting the ODM, the number is 448-7777 or email address,

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  1. Music Producer
    August 27, 2015

    Disaster Coordinator at the Office of Disaster Management (ODM), Don Corriette using a public, unsecured email address? 8-O 8-O 8-O Only in Dominica

  2. Gretta
    August 24, 2015

    :-P I swear he was the one on DBS radio with Cecil saying the weather was nothing to worry about….smh

    • the fly
      August 24, 2015

      GRETTA, so what stop winging he is doing his job ,and a dam good job he is doing,go take a jump gretta.

  3. August 24, 2015

    remain upset. what are you waiting to hear that there should be no work or what keep the people of Dominica informed ODM job well done the blue bugs are always upset about everything.

  4. upset
    August 24, 2015

    You talking like is so much rain. Thanks God no one got hurt. That is not any strange rain and thunder. Something you all wan to talk about?

    • Music Producer
      August 27, 2015

      Strange that God did not stop the rocks from coming down :mrgreen:

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