Entries Tagged as 'Western Jamaica'

Thursday, August 28th, 2008

Residents stay away from Rocky Point shelters

Up to 5:00 pm, several residents of the Rocky Point community were seen on the road playing football and dominos, seemingly oblivious to the threat of the impending storm. Residents say, despite the storm, they are reluctant to relocate, partly because of the distance to the shelters and partly because they see it as routine. […]

Thursday, August 28th, 2008

Sprinkles in the West

There have been sprinkles of rain since 9.30 a.m. this morning in Westmoreland. Reports coming out of the parish suggested that most stations will be opened until around 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. today.

Saturday, August 18th, 2007

Western Jamaica prepares for Dean

WESTERN BUREAU: As Hurricane Dean continues to take aim at Jamaica; emergency stakeholders and residents across western Jamaica were yesterday (Friday) fine-tuning preparations in the event that the weather system impacts the island. Checks made in the five western parishes reveal that response teams had instituted several strategies to deal with eventualities. Coordinator of the […]