Several parts of western Trinidad were under floodwaters on Monday after a heavy downpour during the afternoon.

There were also some landslides.

Affected areas included Diego Martin, St James, Cocorite, Petit Valley, La Puerta and Carenage.

When Newsday spoke with Diego Martin Regional Corporation chairman Sigler Jack at around 2 pm on Monday,

He said the disaster management unit was being mobilised.

"A lot is happening right now, nothing is organised as yet. We are in emergency mode."

Four landslides were reported by the Diego Martin corporation.

They occurred at Woodbine Valley Road Ext; Upper Bournes Road, St James; Hillcrest, Upper La Puerta; and Freedom Street, Cocorite.