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Sandy makes landfall near Kingston
2012-10-24 15:55:03 | (0 Comments)
The National Meteorological Centre at the Norman Manley International Airport is reporting that Hurricane Sandy has made landfall.
The Met Service says Sandy made landfall about 2 p.m. on the southeastern coast of Jamaica, approximately 8 kilometres (5 miles) east of Kingston.
Maximum sustained winds at landfall were estimated to be 130 km/h (80 mph) as the hurricane moved northward at approximately 22 km/h (14 mph).
The next Bulletin from the Meteorological Service will be issued at 5:00 p.m. today.
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