Storm damages Linden buildings
The Christianburg/Wismar Multilateral School and the Mackenzie Market were among the structures that were damaged after a freak storm hit Linden yesterday afternoon. Stabroek News understands that heavy winds and rains began just after three yesterday afternoon. Linden Mayor Carwyn Holland said that the town and outlying areas had experienced an estimated three hour long thunderstorm during the wee hours of yesterday. According to Holland, a similar situation occurred yesterday afternoon just after 3:00 pm. The storm reportedly lasted for at least an hour and a half and had prompted many persons to “close up shop” and go home early.