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Flash flood watch in effect for St Mary and Portland

Published:Monday | December 15, 2014 | 12:53 PM

A flash flood watch is now in effect for St Mary and Portland until five this afternoon.



A Flash Flood Watch means flash flooding is possible.



According to the Meteorological Service of Jamaica, a trough to the east of Jamaica is causing heavy showers to coastal and inland areas of St Mary and Portland.



It says moderate to heavy shows and thunderstorms are expected throughout the course of the day.



Citizens are advised to take precautionary measures, keep informed by listening to further news releases from the met service and be ready for quick action if flooding is observed or if a warning is issued.



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