Sun | Aug 20, 2017

Islandwide havoc!

Published:Wednesday | May 17, 2017 | 5:00 AM
No school yesterday at Naggo Head Primary in St Catherine.
Marcus Garvey Drive in the vicinity of Tinson Pen, Kingston, is flooded.
Garbage blocks the drain in front of Naggo Head Primary School in St Catherine.
SSP Courtney Coubrie (right) and DSP Errol Adams assisting a man whose makeshift house at Ackee Walk in Portmore, St Catherine was flooded.
A church under floodwaters in Four Paths, Clarendon.
Residents traverse debris that blocked the Pennants to Trout Hall main road in Clarendon.
Land slippage on the Byndloss stretch of the North-South Highway heading towards Linstead.
A man leaps over flowing water along a damaged road off Pamphret main road in St Thomas yesterday.
Basil Grossett shows the gravity of the flood damage on Stanmore Road in White Horses, St Thomas.
Residents trek across silt deposited along Old Road in Danvers Pen, St Thomas.
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A trough across the central Caribbean and Jamaica has been influencing weather conditions across the island since Saturday night and is expected to continue into tomorrow, according to the Meteorological Service.

Torrential rainfall has caused severe damage in several parishes, including flooding, landslides, infrastructural damage, agricultural destruction, ruined houses and power outages.

Here are scenes from across the island.