Officials in St Vincent and the Grenadines confirmed that a fourth form secondary school student was
crushed by a boulder during Matthew’s passage.
Barbados, Dominica and Saint Lucia also reported flooding from the hours of rainfall.
There were reports of some damage to property from gusty winds and fallen trees, and several
communities experienced cuts in their electricity and water services.
A media release from the Trinidad and Tobago Meteorological Office has stated that as at 8:00 a.m.
today, Thursday 29th September the centre of Tropical Storm Matthew was located near Latitude 14.1N and
Longitude 65.5W, west of the Caribbean archipelago and about 480 km south of San Juan Puerto Rico.
It disclosed that Matthew is moving at 26 km/h toward the west, away from the eastern Caribbean
It further states that on its current track, Matthew poses no threat to Trinidad and Tobago or Grenada
and its dependencies.