Flash Flood Watch extended for eastern parishes
A flash flood watch has been extended for low-lying and flood-prone areas of St. Ann, St. Mary, Portland, St. Thomas, Kingston and St. Andrew until 5 p.m. today.
The Met Office says an unstable weather conditions associated with a Trough continues to produce showers over sections of eastern and central parishes.
The Met Office says periods of showers and thunderstorms will continue to affect these parishes throughout today in particular St. Mary, Portland and St. Thomas.
A gradual improvement is expected by Wednesday as the winds weaken.
All small craft operators over northern waters are urged to exercise caution due to strong winds and rough seas.
A flash flood watch means that flooding could occur quickly and residents should be prepared to take precautionary measures.
Like our new Facebook page http://www.facebook.com/gleanerjamaica
Follow us on Twitter http://twitter.com/JamaicaGleaner