The Office of Disaster Preparedness and
Emergency Management (ODPEM) wishes to advise that as the Hurricane Warning
remains in effect, the Meteorological Service is reporting that the island
should start experiencing rain and wind going into tonight, with conditions
deteriorating into morning. The entire island is expected to experience
rainfall, so persons living in flood-prone and low lying communities MUST
take the necessary precautions.
All Parish Emergency Operations Centres have been activated and are ready to respond to any eventuality that may arise.
The public is being advised in case of emergencies to call the following numbers, the nearest fire or police station or 119:
St. Thomas 1-888-788-4662, 982-2276
Kingston and St. Andrew 967-3329
St. Catherine 984-3111-2, 907-1795/0296
Portmore 740-7440 -2
Clarendon 986-2216, 986-2403, 986-2234
Manchester 962-2278, 962-0612, 962-2279,961-6316
St. Elizabeth 634-4505-6
Westmoreland 955-2655 / 2798
St. James 971-9530/971-2558
St. Ann 972-2665/1942
St. Mary 994-2212,994-2648, 994-2178
For further information the public may call the ODPEM at 928-5111-4 or check our website at www.odpem.org.jm.