Entries Tagged as 'Met Service'

Thursday, September 30th, 2010

Flash flood Warning extended for Jamaica

The Meteorological Service has extended the Flash Flood Warning for low-lying and flood prone areas of all parishes until 5.00 p.m. tomorrow.  A Flash Flood Warning means flooding has been reported or will occur shortly. Motorists and pedestrians should not attempt to cross flooded roadways or other low-lying areas as strong currents are likely. Residents […]

Monday, September 27th, 2010

Flash Flood Warning in effect for Jamaica

The Meteorological Service has upgraded the Flash Flood Watch to a Flash Flood Warning for low-lying and flood prone areas of all parishes, effective until 5.00 p.m. tomorrow. A Flash Flood Warning means flooding has been reported or will occur shortly. Motorists and pedestrians should not attempt to cross flooded roadways or other low-lying areas […]

Thursday, September 23rd, 2010

Flash Flood Warning downgraded to a Watch

The Meteorological Service has downgraded the Flash Flood Warning to a Flash Flood Watch for all parishes effective until 5.00 p.m. today. A Flash Flood Watch means flooding is possible and citizens are advised to take precautionary measures, keep informed by listening to further News Releases from the Meteorological Service and be ready for quick […]

Monday, September 20th, 2010

Bermuda recovering after Igor

Bermuda is now recovering after the country was Bermuda is now recovering after the country was battered by Hurricane Igor yesterday. The heavy rain and winds are said to have damaged power lines and uprooted trees in the popular tourist destination and wealthy global insurance centre. Residents have also reported flying debris, widespread power outages […]

Tuesday, September 14th, 2010

Flash Flood watch remains in effect for Jamaica, tropical strom Karl forms

 A Flash Flood Watch means flooding is possible and citizens are advised to take precautionary measures, keep informed by listening to further News Releases from the Meteorological Service and be ready for quick action if flooding is observed or if a warning is issued. The Area of Low Pressure now located over the western Caribbean […]

Tuesday, September 14th, 2010

Flash Flood Watch remains in effect for Western Parishes

 The Meteorological Service has extended the Flash Flood Watch for low-lying and flood-prone areas of western parishes until 5.00 p.m. today.   A Flash Flood Watch means flooding is possible and citizens are advised to take precautionary measures, and be ready for quick action if flooding is observed or if a warning is issued.   […]

Monday, September 13th, 2010

Flood flood warning remains in effect for Jamaica

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 […]

Thursday, September 9th, 2010

Igor forms in the far Eastern Tropical Atlantic Ocean

At 4.00 p.m. the centre of Tropical Storm Igor was located near latitude 13.9 degrees north and longitude 23.9 degrees west or about 120 kilometres south-southwest of Praia in the Cape Verde Islands.   Igor is moving toward the west near 9 km/h. A turn toward the west-northwest with an increase in forward speed is […]

Thursday, September 9th, 2010

Increase showers to affect Jamaica

An increase in showers is likely to affect Jamaica from Thursday to Saturday as a Trough, remnants of Tropical Storm Gaston, moves across the island on Friday. The Trough is currently producing showers and thunderstorms across much of Hispaniola and especially the waters south of Haiti. The forecast is for periods of showers and thunderstorms […]

Thursday, August 26th, 2010

Danielle heads toward Bermuda

Hurricane Danielle is said gaining strength in the Atlantic as it heads toward Bermuda. Danielle is located about 860 miles southeast of Bermuda and currently has maximum sustained winds of 105 miles per hour. Farther east in the Atlantic, is Earl – the fifth named storm of the season, which has so far seen fewer […]