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Peak of intense weather system affecting Jamaica has now passed - Met Office head

Published:Tuesday | May 16, 2017 | 5:45 PM
A flooded church in Four Paths, Clarendon.

Director of the Meteorological Service Division, Evan Thompson, says the peak of the intense weather system affecting the island for the last four days has now passed.

Thompson says the rains will reduce over the next 24 hours and continue to dissipate on Thursday.

IN PHOTO: Thompson

He says the weather should return to normal by Friday.

 

Director of the Meteorological Service Division, Evan Thompson

The head of the Met Office notes that the island has experienced an unprecedented level of rainfall over the last four days.

He says some parishes such as Clarendon, St Mary and St Catherine saw more rain water over the four days than the usual average for the entire month.

 

Director of the Meteorological Service Division, Evan Thompson