Met Service extends Flash Flood Warning, other parishes join list
The Met Service has: extended the Flash Flood Warning for low low-lying and flood-prone areas of St. Mary, Portland, St. Thomas, Kingston and St. Andrew, St. Catherine and Clarendon.
Meanwhile, the Flash Flood Watch that was issued for low-lying and flood-prone areas of Manchester, St. Elizabeth, and Westmoreland has been upgraded to a Flash Flood Warning.
A Flash Flood Warning means flooding has been reported or will occur shortly.
The advisory is effective until 5:00 a.m. on Tuesday.
Tropical Storm Ian has now been upgraded to Hurricane Ian and is currently located near 391 kilometres west-southwest of Negril point, Jamaica.
Ian is expected to move north-northwest across the northwestern Caribbean on Monday.
Its outer bands have been producing adverse weather conditions across Jamaica since Saturday.