Heavy rains caused by a trough Thursday morning caused severe damage in Saint Lucia. The city of Castries was almost totally flooded and the community of Bexon was plunged back under water. On October 30 Saint Lucia was hit by Hurricane Tomas and is yet to recover. Because of the serious damage caused by Tomas many believe this is what caused the flooding this morning to be even worse than normal. Rivers overflowed their banks and some communities were evacuated. Schools, which had only been open to form fives this week, were closed once more and some businesses also closed. The roads Soufriere and the Barre d’Lisle were once again closed.