Despite the lack of electric power -which keeps 90% of the municipality devoid of electricity- and the tremor caused in the early hours of the morning; the stage in Yauco features only heavy rain and winds.
“Everything is normal within the situations that always happen when it rains and trees that fall. But until now everything normal, ”Luis Reyes, director of the Municipal Office of Emergency Management (OMME), in Yauco stressed to EL VOCERO.
The guardian, who met a few minutes ago with Mayor Ángel Luis Torres and staff from other districts, maintained that “river currents are normal and we have had no incidents to regret. But we continue to work alongside Rescue personnel, the Highway Authority and municipal employees. We are all on the street ”, he emphasized.
Likewise, he shared that they only have two refugees in the Multiple Use Center of the Almácigo Bajo neighborhood and there have been no collapses.
As for the exit roads 200 and highway 335 in front of the Ana G. Méndez University.
"The rains remain continuous and the winds are being felt in some areas more than others," he added about the current weather conditions in the southern municipality.
On the other hand, the manager of OMME in Yauco commented that at the time of the interview the mayor was visiting the communities in the rural area of the so-called "Coffee Town".