Monday, September 13th, 2010...2:56 pm

Flood flood warning remains in effect for Jamaica

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A flash flood watch remains in effect for low-lying and flood-prone areas of all parishes.

A flash flood watch means flooding is possible and residents are advised to take precautionary measures and be ready for quick action if flooding is observed or if a warning is issued.

The watch is to be lifted at 5 p.m.

In issuing the advisory, the Meteorological Service said conditions associated with a Low Pressure are expected to worsen and a tropical cyclone could form during the next day or two, as the system moves towards the western Caribbean Sea.

The Met Office says as the system moves closer to Jamaica, heavy showers will spread across the island and flash flooding is possible.

The Met Office is advising small craft operators, especially fishers on the cays and banks, to exercise extreme caution as thundershowers and strong, gusty winds are forecast over southern waters.

Fisherfolk in port are also being urged not to venture far from the mainland

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