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- Tags: Manchester (Jamaica)
"Oh what a waste! The protracted drought which has been gripping the island makes any rain, natural or seeded, a blessed event and a precious default on Mandeville's Ward Avenue makes rain a continually wasted and obviously unwanted blessing. Heavy…
"After the flood: this is how the inside of many homes in Central Manchester looked after recent flood waters subsided, many people lost most of their furniture and clothing."
"Moving out: A woman and her family move out of Content in Manchester after the area was ravaged by floods earlier this week."
"Clearing the way: Joslyn Cole (left) and Benjamin Parker clearing the road of debris is at Whitney Turn near the Clarendon-Manchester border Tuesday. Mr. Parker told the Daily News that he lost five goats in the heavy rains."
"Telling her story: seventy-year-old Evelyn Williams telling the Daily News yesterday how she reared Clinton Townsend from he was almost a little tot before he lost his life by drowning at Cedar Grove, Manchester Monday. Ms. Williams is flanked by…
"Death scene: Cedar Grove residents around the pond where Berrisford Choy and Clinton Townsend lost their lives. Berris had jumped from the green bamboo raft (left of pond) to save Clinton who was going to join the raft."
"House in water: Section of the three-apartment house at Kendal from which 72-year old Violet Morrison and her family were forced to flee because of flooding. According to Mrs. Morrison "we only glad it wasn't in the night." "
Scene from the square in Mandeville, Manchester. St. Mark's Anglican Church (Mandeville Parish Church) can be seen in the background to the right.