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  • Tags: Roads - Effects of floods on - Jamaica

Hagley Park Road

"Helping hand: A considerate adult helps school children across a swirling, gushing and potentially river, which in times when it does not rain, is the Hagley Park Road. Scene was during last week's heavy afternoon rains."

Darling Street & Marcus Garvey Drive

"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."

Corner North Street

"Splishing and splashing: When bad weather puts going to the beach out of the question, you can always take to the street and make the best of a heavy downpour, shown here by this backstroke swimmer. Her beach was at the corner of North Street and…

Flood victims

"Liberty Way, the entrance to Garveymeade, was a lake on Saturday morning as our photo shows. Here two citizens wade their way through to get to their homes. Since the recent heavy rainfalls, Garveymeade residents, who are brave enough to leave their…

Flooded roadway

Cars travelling along a flooded road in Jamaica.

Green Park main road, St. James

"Green Park: The Green Park main road in St. James was cut in two by the heavy rains last week."

Industrial Estate

"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."

Constant Spring Road

"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…

Columbus Drive, New Haven

"A new discovery? It is a known fact that Columbus discovered Jamaica, and it was with this in minds that Columbus Drive in New Haven was named. But little did the citizens think that boats would be needed to sail down Columbus Drive in 1975, almost…

Albion, St. Thomas

"Once there was a fording: corner fording at Albion in St. Thomas was washed away Wednesday night as heavy rains sent tons of water and debris across it."