Jamaica’s Weather Condition – Increased Wind and Rainfall This Weekend



(McKoy’s News) – Jamaica’s Weather Condition: The Meteorological Service of Jamaica is urging Jamaicans to brace for increase in wind activity and rainfall this weekend.

The Met Service says a developing area of low pressure across the western Caribbean is expected to induce a Trough west of Jamaica tonight.

The Trough is expected to linger in the vicinity of the island through to Sunday.

As a result, atmospheric conditions are expected to become less stable, and deteriorating weather conditions are expected across sections of the island starting tomorrow morning.

Current projections are for periods of light to moderate showers, which could be heavy at times and thunderstorms to affect sections of most parishes.

In addition, windy conditions are expected across the island starting on Saturday.

Significant Feature

A Trough just west of Jamaica.  The Trough is expected to linger west of the island throughout the weekend.  Expect an increase in shower activity for the weekend.

 

Jamaica’s Weather Condition

24 hour forecast (6 PM Friday to Saturday 6 PM)

Tonight – partly cloudy

Tomorrow morning – morning showers across sections of eastern parishes; mostly cloudy elsewhere

Tomorrow afternoon – scattered showers and thunderstorms across sections of most parishes

Maximum temperatures expected for Kingston – 26C

Minimum temperature expected for Montego Bay – 26C

THREE DAY FORECAST

Saturday – Morning showers across sections of eastern parishes; scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms across sections of most parishes; windy

Sunday – isolated morning showers across eastern parishes; widely scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms across sections of most parishes; windy

Monday – isolated afternoon showers across mainly hilly inland areas; windy.

McKoys News will monitor the weather conditions and keep our readers updated.


Contributed by Dr. Colin O Jarrett

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