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.


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