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View of the Jamaica Conference Centre in Downtown, Kingston with cars parked on the side of the road. The Hotel Oceana, located at no. 2 King Street, is in background.
"Two vehicles slowly, and carefully negotiating their way through a pool at the Darling Street - Marcus Garvey Drive intersection in the Kingston Waterfront area yesterday."
"Water, water, water: this section of the Industrial Estate near to Tinson Pen was virtually impassable for motorcars. Here, one car that shut off is being pushed by citizens of the area."
"Prelude to Carmen: This scene on Constant Spring Road was typical of many Kingston streets yesterday. Young men in bathing trunks (one is seen at right) earned quick money pushing stalled cars. Ironically, there was little water in the pipes in this…
"Chelsea Avenue was one of the first roads reported to be flooded recently as rains from Hurricane Katrina pelted the island. A Volkswagen is seen trying to make its way through the water at the intersection of Chelsea Avenue and Half-Way Tree Road."
View of the Myrtle Bank Hotel, built in the mid 1800s. This grand hotel was once known as the largest in the island.