Entries from July 2010

Monday, July 19th, 2010

Flash Flood watch extended in Jamaica

The Meteorological (MET) Service in Jamaica has extended the flash flood watch for low-lying and flood prone areas of all parishes until 5.00pm this afternoon. A flash flood watch means that flash flooding is possible in certain areas and residents are advised to take precautionary measures. The Met Office advises that residents listen to the […]

Thursday, July 1st, 2010

Alex pounds Texas

At least one thousand people in southern Texas have been evacuated to shelters as Hurricane Alex batters the US state. Officials say the city of Brownsville has been taking the brunt of Alex’s outer bands after as many as six tornadoes were reported in the area. Sergeant Jimmy Manrrique, the spokesman for the Brownsville Police […]