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Jamaica Flash Flood Warning Effective Until 5 PM Saturday

Jamaica Flash Flood Warning

Jamaica (McKoy’s News) – Jamaica Flash Flood Warning and a Flash-Flood-Watch are now in effect until 5 PM today, June 17.

 The Flash-Flood-warning for low-lying and flood-prone areas affects St Mary, Portland, St Thomas, Kingston and St Andrew, St Catherine, Clarendon, Manchester, Trelawny and St Ann while the Flash-Flood-Watch for low-lying and flood-prone areas affect St Elizabeth, Westmoreland, Hanover and St James.
 A large Area of Disturbed Weather and a Tropical Wave now moving across Jamaica, continue to influence weather conditions across the island.  Although the Tropical Wave is expected to move away from the island later today, the larger Area of Disturbed Weather is expected to linger across the Western Caribbean through to Sunday.  Moderate to heavy showers are expected to continue to affect sections of all parishes today.

Contributed by Dr. Colin O Jarrett

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