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- Tags: Roads - Effect of floods on
"2. Adina Bruff of Highland Drive uses a rake stick to test the depth of the water in the gully which runs in the back of her yard. Water overflowed the gully bank and went for her house to damage furniture and other personal effects."
Frome (main road damaged by flood rains)
"Frome: This mainroad in Frome was severely damaged by the flood rains."
Bog Walk Gorge
"Heavy rains on Saturday make the Bog Walk Gorge impassable as the Rio Cobre River over-runs its banks with water up to five feet in some area. Picture one shows a Public Works Department tractor assisting a Land Rover through the waters yesterday."
Belvedere, St. Thomas
"A section of the road at Belvedere in St. Thomas which was undermined and washed away during heavy rain on Wednesday."
Vehicles travelling a flooded roadway.
Half Way Tree
Traffic build-up in Half Way Tree resulting from flood rains.
Riverside Drive, Heavendale
"The water transported a lot of mud and rubbish on Riverside Drive in Heavendale, forcing residents to clear their gateways yesterday afternoon."
St. James to Hanover main road
"Preliminary estimates for damage to Parish Council Roads in rural St. James have been set at over $800,000 by Mayor Charles Sinclair. Estimates for roads maintained by the Public Works Department are not yet available but are expected to run into…
Manchester - Ward Avenue
"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…
Maxfield Avenue, Kingston
"A section of the Corporate Area which was flooded by heavy rains yesterday. These motor vehicles try to move through the over 6 inches of water which fell in the Corporate Area, Maxfield Avenue."
"Not Wanted: Paul Burke [second left] steps out of Police Commissioner Bill Bowes' office yesterday....Others in the picture are from left, PNP…