Flash flood watch issued for five parishes
A Flash Flood Watch means that flash flooding is possible and residents are advised to take precautionary measures.
Flash flood watch lifted
The Met Service says a trough which affected weather conditions over Jamaica has drifted away from the island and is now over Hispaniola.
Flash flood watch extended for eastern parishes
A flash flood watch means that flash flooding is possible and residents are advised to take precautionary measures. They should be ready for quick action if flooding is observed.
Flash Flood watch issued for eastern parishes
A Flash Flood watch means that flash 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.
Cold front to bring rain for Jamaica this week
The Met Service says the system is producing a line of showers from the western Caribbean to eastern Cuba while moving eastward.
Hurricane Sandy now category two
In the meantime the Meteorological Service has discontinued the Hurricane Warning for Jamaica as significant improvement in weather conditions is now being experienced after the passage of the storm.
BULLETIN # 18: Sandy approaching Eastern Cuba
The Met Service says Jamaicans should still expect rainfall especially over central and eastern parishes, as rainbands associated with Hurricane Sandy continue to impact the island.
BULLETIN #17: Eye of Sandy leaves Jamaica
Tropical storm force winds will continue to be experienced this evening before gradually decreasing tonight. Hurricane Sandy’s general motion is expected to continue today and tomorrow.
BULLETIN # 16: Sandy packing very strong winds
Residents should also continue to expect extensive flooding and dangerous landslides, especially over central and eastern parishes.
BULLETIN # 15: Sandy will further strengthen
Hurricane-force winds will affect mainly eastern parishes later in the afternoon as the centre of Hurricane Sandy moves over western St. Thomas and Portland.